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What does Carvel mean?

Carvel Pronunciation of Carvel [carvel] as a name for boys has its root in Old French, and the meaning of the name Carvel is "swampy dwelling". Carvel is an alternate form of Carvell (Old French): political strategist James Carville.

Associated with: swampy (meadow), dwelling (home).


Carvel has 2 variants: Carvil and Carville.

Creative forms:
(male) Corvel, Curvel, ..

(female) Carvelli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carvel Wyatt (C.W.), ..

How popular is Carvel?

Carvel is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#86341 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Carvel has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carvel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carvel outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bartel, Cadel, Cael, Capel, Cappel, Cardell, Carden, Carel, Carew, Carey, Carl, Carley, Carmel, Carmeli, Carmelo, Carmen, Carne, Carnell, Carney, Caroll, Carrey, Carrol, Carsen, Carter, Carver, Caryl, Caryll, Cornel, Darcel, Darel, Dariel, Darnel, Darrel, Darvell, Farrel, Fayvel, Garve, Garven, Garvey, Harel, Harrel, Harve, Harvee, Harvey, Havel, Jarel, Jarrel, Jarvee, Jarvell, Jarvey, Karel, Karmel, Karrel, Manvel, Marcel, Mardel, Markel, Martel, Marve, Marvel, Marvell, Marven, Norvel, Parnel, Parvez, Pavel and Ravel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carvel.

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