[ 3 syll. car-me-la, ca-rm-ela ] The baby girl name Carmela is pronounced as KaaRMIYLaa †. Carmela is used predominantly in the Italian and Spanish languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. Carmela is a variation of the name Carmel (English and Hebrew).
See also the related form, Carmelina (German, Italian, and Spanish).
Carmela is rare as a baby name for girls. At the peak of its usage in 1923, 0.047% of baby girls were given the name Carmela. It ranked at #266 then. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is currently of very modest use. Out of all girl names in its group, Carmela was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Carmela include Carmele, Carmeli, Carmella, Carmiel, Carnelia, Cornelie, Karmela, Karmeli, Kermillie, Carniela, Carniella, Cornelia, Karniela, Karniella, Kornelia, Carmelle, Carmely, Carmil, Carmile, and Carmill.
† English pronunciation for Carmela: 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)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"