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What does Karmel mean?

Karmel \k(a)-rmel, 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.


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


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. Census)

The only prominent variation form of Karmel (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 is Carmelo (#653 a year ago). Adoption of these boy names reached its peak during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.643%) and is now much lower (usage 0.347%, down 46%), with Carmelo becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Karmel and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carmelo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Karel, Karmen, Karrel and Kornel. Like Karmel, these names are not commonly used.