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What does Karmel mean?

Karmel [kar-mel] 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.


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

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

(female) Karkel, Karmellee, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent variation forms of Karmel (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Carmel, Carmelo (#653 a year ago) and Karmelo. Adoption of these relations of Karmel reached its peak 1 year ago (median #1391) and is somewhat lower today (#1551, 34.6%). Carmelo is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the boy name Karmel and corresponding names. (2014 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.