Carmel

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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Carmel mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Carmel

"Carmel" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Vineyard of God". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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From Hebrew כַּרְמֶל (karmél), from כֶּרֶם (kérem, “vineyard of”) +‎ אֵל (él, “God”).

  1. A mountain range in Israel.
  2. A female given name from the Roman Catholic epithet of Virgin Mary at Mount Carmel.
  3. A city in Indiana.
  4. A city, valley and river located in Monterey County, California, United States.
  5. One name for the mission located in Monterey County, California.
  6. The native people of this Monterey region.
  7. The native language spoken in this Monterey region.

Notable Persons Named Carmel

Carmel Cryan is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 1963. Carmel was born on July 8th, 1949 in London, England.

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Carmel was born on June 19th, 1985 in East Sussex.

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Carmel McQueen is a soap character.

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Carmel is a pop music, jazz, soul music, and blues singing. Her ongoing career started in 1980. Carmel was given the name Carmel McCourt on November 24th, 1958 in Wrawby, Lincolnshire, England.

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Carmel Tebbutt is a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council, Member of theNew South Wales Legislative Council, and New South Wales Legislative. Carmel was born on January 22nd, 1964 in Forbes, New South Wales, Australia.

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Carmel McSharry is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 1997. Carmel was born in 2010 in Dublin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Carmel

Roger C. Carmel was an actor. He was most prominent from 1958 to 1986. Roger was given the name Roger Charles Carmel on September 27th, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He died on November 11th, 1986.

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Carmel is a pop music, jazz, soul music, and blues singing. Her ongoing career started in 1980. Carmel was given the name Carmel McCourt on November 24th, 1958 in Wrawby, Lincolnshire, England.

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Duke Carmel is an athlete. Duke was born on April 23rd, 1937 in New York City.

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Gabrielle was given the name Gabrielle Carmel on May 25th, 1916 in Montreal, Quebec. She breathed her last breath on March 10th, 1998.

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Zefania was born on December 21st, 1940. He left this life in 1980.

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Dov was born in 1932.

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How popular is the baby name Carmel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 5 5 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 5 5 0
1892 7 7 0
1894 8 8 0
1896 9 9 0
1897 9 9 0
1898 8 8 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 19 19 0
1901 17 17 0
1902 10 10 0
1903 16 16 0
1904 21 21 0
1905 24 24 0
1906 35 30 5
1907 26 26 0
1908 33 27 6
1909 26 26 0
1910 48 40 8
1911 55 49 6
1912 69 56 13
1913 77 54 23
1914 124 94 30
1915 131 108 23
1916 132 100 32
1917 131 92 39
1918 145 96 49
1919 128 105 23
1920 141 115 26
1921 160 121 39
1922 128 100 28
1923 172 137 35
1924 189 153 36
1925 176 139 37
1926 155 131 24
1927 133 113 20
1928 128 100 28
1929 135 109 26
1930 121 94 27
1931 105 87 18
1932 139 107 32
1933 88 71 17
1934 92 77 15
1935 80 63 17
1936 91 70 21
1937 85 63 22
1938 68 52 16
1939 88 65 23
1940 58 45 13
1941 86 68 18
1942 92 65 27
1943 71 51 20
1944 66 48 18
1945 75 58 17
1946 82 64 18
1947 102 88 14
1948 89 70 19
1949 78 60 18
1950 79 67 12
1951 91 75 16
1952 86 72 14
1953 80 69 11
1954 58 50 8
1955 146 136 10
1956 143 136 7
1957 151 143 8
1958 132 115 17
1959 132 122 10
1960 141 130 11
1961 116 109 7
1962 161 155 6
1963 134 124 10
1964 119 110 9
1965 88 83 5
1966 94 86 8
1967 71 71 0
1968 100 94 6
1969 74 65 9
1970 89 83 6
1971 63 63 0
1972 63 55 8
1973 47 47 0
1974 62 54 8
1975 66 59 7
1976 43 43 0
1977 46 40 6
1978 46 40 6
1979 46 46 0
1980 55 49 6
1981 42 35 7
1982 34 29 5
1983 32 32 0
1984 36 29 7
1985 45 37 8
1986 34 27 7
1987 52 42 10
1988 30 30 0
1989 26 26 0
1990 35 30 5
1991 33 27 6
1992 17 17 0
1993 19 19 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 29 29 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 23 17 6
1998 18 13 5
1999 29 24 5
2000 18 18 0
2001 24 24 0
2002 20 15 5
2003 18 18 0
2004 28 20 8
2005 25 19 6
2006 27 19 8
2007 34 27 7
2008 28 20 8
2009 30 20 10
2010 13 13 0
2011 24 17 7
2012 25 18 7
2013 31 22 9
2014 29 21 8
2015 18 18 0
2016 15 8 7
2017 26 20 6

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Popularity of Carmel as a first name

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Popularity of Carmel as a last name

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Common last names for Carmel

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Common first names for Carmel

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carmel U.S.
  White 86.41% 64.26%
  African American 8.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carmel

People with the last name Carmel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Carmel

  • What name lists does Carmel rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Carmel? Carmel is the 2,781st most popular name of all time. As a last name Carmel was the 23,371st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Carmel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,423 babies born with the first name Carmel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carmel to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carmel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Carmel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carmel is Tuesday, April 13th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Carmel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carmel was in 1962 with a total of 155 babies.
  • Random Carmel Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carmel ranks 78th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 7 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Carmel: Your name in reverse order is Lemrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lmaecr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carmel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,089 people with the last name Carmel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carmel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Carmel as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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