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What does Karmel mean?

Karmel Pronunciation of Karmel [karmel] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Karmel) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Karmel is "orchard, garden". Biblical place name: Mount Carmel is in Israel, and is referred to in ancient writings as a paradise.

Associated with: orchard (tree), biblical, mount, ancient (old).


Karmel has 8 variants: Carmel, Carmeli, Carmelo, Karmeli, Karmelli, Karmello, Karmelo and Karmi.

Creative forms:
(male) Karkel, Karmer, ..

(female) Karkel, Karker, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karmel Rodolfo (K.R.), ..

How popular is Karmel?

Karmel is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#63297 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Karmel (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Carmel, Carmelo (#707 a year ago) and Karmelo. Adoption of these relations of Karmel reached its peak 2 years ago (median #1391) and is somewhat lower today (#1569, 42.7%). Carmelo is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmel, Carmelo, Karmelo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karmel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bartel, Carel, Carmen, Carvel, Darcel, Darel, Dariel, Darnel, Darrel, Farmer, Farrel, Gamel, Gammel, Garmen, Hamel, Harel, Harmen, Harrel, Jamel, Jarel, Jarrel, Kadmiel, Kael, Kaleel, Kamal, Kameel, Kamil, Kaniel, Kapel, Kareem, Karel, Karl, Karle, Karman, Karmen, Karney, Karol, Karrel, Kazmer, Kordel, Kornel, Kornell, Marcel, Mardel, Markel, Marmer, Martel, Marvel and Parnel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Karmel.

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