The name Carmelo is a boy's name of Hebrew, Spanish origin meaning "cultivated terrain". Carmelo is ranked #757 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Athletic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Least Favorite - B/G Twins with middles".
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Carmelo is a well used Hispanic name associated with Mt. Carmel, home of the prophet Elijah and the location of the convent for the order of Carmelites. Carmelo is also a saint's name and—in modern times—tied to basketball player Carmelo Anthony.