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Gender: Male Meaning of Carmelo: "cultivated terrain" Origin of Carmelo: Spanish from Hebrew Carmelo's Popularity in 2017: #757

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".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Carmelo

Carmelo Kyam Anthony, American basketball player
Carmelo Domenic Licciardello aka Carman, American contemporary Christian singer
Carmelo Marrero, American martial artist
Carmelo Larrea, Spanish songwriter
Carmelo "Carm" Mifsud Bonnici, Maltese politician
Carmelo Félix Camet, Argentine fencer
Carmelo de Arzadun, Uruguayan painter

Pop Culture References for the name Carmelo

Father Carmelo, character in The Godfather
Carmelo, city in Uruguay


Toronto87 Says:


Love the nickname Melo so much.