Meaning and name origin
Karmel \k(a)-rmel, kar-mel\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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.
Karmel is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#56398 out of 88799, Top 64%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Karmel and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Carmelo (#653). (2014 statistics).