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Gender Feminine
Scripts כַּרְמֶל(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. KAHR-məl(English)
KAR-məl(English)

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.