The name Carmelita is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "garden". Carmelita and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".
From the experts:
Carmelita is an obscure short form of an obscure name that may rise to new prominence during the 2012 Olympics, via runner Carmelita Jeter aka "The World's Fastest Woman." Carmelita has a particularly international flavor with the original Carmel a Hebrew name long popular in Ireland, with Carmelita itself most popular in Latin countries.