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Carmel Meaning


What does Carmel mean?

The name Carmel is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Carmel is "vineyard".

Carmel is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Car-mel.

The Given Name Carmel

The name Carmel is derived from a place name, a mountain in Israel near Haifa, which is mentioned in the Bible.

A place of great beauty and abundant fruit, the word carmel (כַּרְמֶל) means "vineyard" in Hebrew.

Mount Carmel was the site of some early Christian monasteries and was used by the Carmelite Order in the naming of their patroness the Blessed Virgin Mary Our Lady of Carmel.

Carmel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 11,913 in baby name popularity for girls with 8 occurrences. It ranked 9,778 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 6,743 in baby name popularity for girls with 18 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Carmel Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Carmel has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Carmel to other names.

Carmel Related Names

The names Carmela, Carmelia, Carmella, Carmelo, Carmen, Carmia, Carmin, Carmina, Carmine, Carmita, Carmo, Karmel, Karmele are all forms of Carmel.

Carmel has the diminutive (nickname) Carmelita.

Famous Carmels

  • Carmel ~ Biblical Character (2 Kgs. 4:25, Josh. 15:55)

Carmel Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Carmel.

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Carmel Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Carmel in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Carmel.

Just for fun, see the name Carmel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Carmel in Nautical Flags page.