First name origin & meaning:
Hebrew: Garden or field of fruit
First name variations: Carmela, Carmelina, Canneline, Carmelita, Carmen, Carma, Carmia, Carmelina, Carmeline, Carmelita, Carmella, Carmelle, Carmia, Carmiel, Carmina, Carmine, Carmita, Karmel, Karmela, Karmelita, Karmelle, Kamelit, Karmen, Lina, Lita, Melina, Mell, Melli, Mellie, Melly, Carmel
Last name origin & meaning:
Southern Italian (Sicily and Naples): occupational name for a spice
merchant, from cannella ‘cinnamon’ (from Latin
cannella), or possibly a nickname for a tall thin man, from the
same word in the sense ‘thin reed’.