First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew: Garden or field of fruit
- Hebrew: Garden
- Italian: Song
First name variations: Carmela, Carmelina, Canneline, Carmelita, Cannella, 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, Karmin, Karmine, Karmel, Carmi, Carman, Carmin, Carmino, Karman, Karmen, Carmine
Last name origins & meanings:
- Spanish: from the Marian epithet (María del) Carmen
‘Our Lady of Carmel’, a reference to Mount Carmel (meaning ‘garden’ or
‘orchard’) in the Holy Land, which was populated from early Christian
times by hermits.
- Spanish: habitational name from any of various
places in Spain named El Carmen, for example in the province of
- English: variant spelling of Carman.
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