[ 2 syll. car-mel, ca-rm-el ] The baby boy name Carmel is also used as a girl name, and it is more commonly a girl name. Its pronunciation is KAAR-MahL in English †. Carmel is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is Hebrew. Carmel is a variant of the name Carmelo (Hebrew, Italian, and Spanish).
See also the related form, Carmine (Italian and English).
Carmel is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1918, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Carmel. It ranked at #954 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is today of infrequent use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Carmel, Carmelo was the most regularly used. In the past century Carmel has mostly been a girl name. In 1918, the name Carmel was given to 70% more girls than boys.
† Pronunciation for Carmel: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"