Gender Feminine
Scripts כַּרְמֶל(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. KAHR-məl(English) KAR-məl(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the title of the Virgin Mary Our Lady of Carmel. כַּרְמֶל (Karmel) (meaning "garden" in Hebrew) is a mountain in Israel mentioned in the Old Testament. It was the site of several early Christian monasteries. As an English given name, it has mainly been used by Catholics.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesCarme(Catalan) Karmela, Karmen(Croatian) Karmen(Estonian) Carmen(French) Carme(Galician) Carmen(German) Carmela, Carmen, Carmina(Italian) Carmo, Carminho(Portuguese) Carmen(Romanian) Karmen(Slovene) Carmela, Carmelita, Carmen, Carmina(Spanish)


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Entry updated May 29, 2020