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 is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#56398 out of 88799, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Karmel and corresponding names. The only prominent variation form of Karmel (#unlisted) is Carmelo (#653 a year ago). Adoption of this boy name reached its peak during 1930-1939 and is now much lower, with the version Carmelo becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)