Carmela

First Name
23k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Carmela

"Carmela" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Garden". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, cognate to English Carmel and Spanish Carmen.

Notable Persons Named Carmela

Carmela Soprano is a housewife and real estate investor. Carmela is also known as Carmela De Angelis, "Carm", "Mel", her FBI Code Name is Mrs. Bing, and Carmela De Angelis (née).

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Carmela Corleone is a fictional character.

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Mel Tiangco is a broadcast journalist. She holds the title GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc. EVP, COO, and Inc.EVP. Mel was given the name Carmela Tiangco-Cornejo on August 10th, 1955.

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Carmen Russo is a film actor, singer, and singing. She was most prominent from 1975 to present. Carmen was given the name Carmela Carolina Fernanda Russo on October 3rd, 1959 in Genoa.

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Carmela Tunay is a presenter, vj (media personality), athlete, tv host, and vj. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to present. Carmela was given the name Maria Carmela Tunay on June 8th, 1995 in Manila. Carmela is also known as Tunay and Ma. Carmela.

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Carmela Remigio is an opera singer, soprano, and opera singer (soprano). Carmela was born in 1973 in Pescara, Italy.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 5 0
1888 17 17 0
1889 15 15 0
1890 9 9 0
1891 18 18 0
1892 14 14 0
1893 19 19 0
1894 31 31 0
1895 37 37 0
1896 33 33 0
1897 32 32 0
1898 38 38 0
1899 49 49 0
1900 57 57 0
1901 44 44 0
1902 61 61 0
1903 69 69 0
1904 78 78 0
1905 88 88 0
1906 94 94 0
1907 113 113 0
1908 105 105 0
1909 106 106 0
1910 140 140 0
1911 172 172 0
1912 213 213 0
1913 238 238 0
1914 341 341 0
1915 430 430 0
1916 451 451 0
1917 479 479 0
1918 517 517 0
1919 480 480 0
1920 512 512 0
1921 564 564 0
1922 574 574 0
1923 586 586 0
1924 578 578 0
1925 565 565 0
1926 523 523 0
1927 531 531 0
1928 499 499 0
1929 497 497 0
1930 457 457 0
1931 363 363 0
1932 384 384 0
1933 305 305 0
1934 275 275 0
1935 252 252 0
1936 233 233 0
1937 209 209 0
1938 209 209 0
1939 198 198 0
1940 196 196 0
1941 176 176 0
1942 196 196 0
1943 203 203 0
1944 141 141 0
1945 156 156 0
1946 154 154 0
1947 176 176 0
1948 172 172 0
1949 161 161 0
1950 183 183 0
1951 152 152 0
1952 175 175 0
1953 148 148 0
1954 141 141 0
1955 148 148 0
1956 183 183 0
1957 181 181 0
1958 188 188 0
1959 218 218 0
1960 213 213 0
1961 219 219 0
1962 252 252 0
1963 206 206 0
1964 223 223 0
1965 192 192 0
1966 195 195 0
1967 205 205 0
1968 177 177 0
1969 198 198 0
1970 176 176 0
1971 163 163 0
1972 146 146 0
1973 141 141 0
1974 141 141 0
1975 161 161 0
1976 134 134 0
1977 113 113 0
1978 116 116 0
1979 99 99 0
1980 131 131 0
1981 104 104 0
1982 107 107 0
1983 85 85 0
1984 72 67 5
1985 94 94 0
1986 72 72 0
1987 72 72 0
1988 78 78 0
1989 83 83 0
1990 81 81 0
1991 67 67 0
1992 78 78 0
1993 58 58 0
1994 65 65 0
1995 69 69 0
1996 63 63 0
1997 59 59 0
1998 55 55 0
1999 79 79 0
2000 56 56 0
2001 68 68 0
2002 78 78 0
2003 98 98 0
2004 110 110 0
2005 124 124 0
2006 124 124 0
2007 119 119 0
2008 113 113 0
2009 115 115 0
2010 93 93 0
2011 101 101 0
2012 87 87 0
2013 117 117 0
2014 123 123 0
2015 112 112 0
2016 116 116 0

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Popularity of Carmela as a first name

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Common last names for Carmela

  • Russo
  • Romano
  • Esposito
  • Marino
  • Lombardo
  • Deluca
  • Messina
  • Ferraro
  • Lombardi
  • Leone
  • Rossi
  • Vitale
  • Greco

Fun Facts about the name Carmela

  • How Popular is the name Carmela? Carmela is the 1,548th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Carmela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,151 babies born with the first name Carmela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carmela to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carmela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Carmela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carmela is Friday, December 24th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Carmela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carmela was in 1923 with a total of 586 babies.
  • Random Carmela Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carmela ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 7 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Carmela: Your name in reverse order is Alemrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maleacr. How do you pronounce that?

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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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