Meaning and Origin of Carmel - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Carmel

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Garden or field of fruit

Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : From the garden
  • Italian : Fruitful orchard
  • Hebrew : Red-haired

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Jewish : Americanized spelling of Karmel.
  • French : perhaps from Carme ‘Carmelite friar’. The Carmelites are a mendicant order, founded at Mount Carmel during the Crusades.