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Carmella is a melodic and expressive baby name for girls. Latin in form, Carmella has a pleasing double consonant that gives it a distinctive Italian flair. Carmella Cammeniti is the name of a popular character on Neighbours, and Carmella Unuscione is also a favorite character in the X-Men universe. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Carmella:

Hebrew: Garden, vineyard, orchard

Origin of the name Carmella:

Carmella is a Latin version of Hebrew name Carmel (כַּרְמֶל). The name Carmel meant “garden,” “vineyard,” or “orchard” in Old Hebrew.

Symbolism of the name Carmella:

Carmella is an alternative spelling of Carmela. The name Carmella is popular in Italy as well as English-speaking countries. In Europe, Carmella became a given name as a tribute to Our Lady of Carmel (a title of the Virgin Mary). This title is a reference to Mount Carmel as the site of several early Christian monasteries. The monastic symbol of Mount Carmel is the scapular that represents devotional piety. It is similar to the phylacteries worn in Jewish religious practice.

Style of the name Carmella:


Gender of the name Carmella:

Carmella is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Carmella:


Number of syllables in the name Carmella:


Emotion evoked from the name Carmella:

The name Carmella evokes feelings of trust and tranquility.

Alternative spellings for the name Carmella:

  • Carmela
  • Carmilla
  • Karmella

Nicknames for the name Carmella:

Popularity of the name Carmella:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Carmella was the 940th most popular baby name for girls in 1970.

Related names for the name Carmella:

Great middle names for Carmella and their meanings:

  • Ashley (ash tree meadow)
  • Belle (beautiful)
  • Dora (gift)
  • Elaine (bright, shining light, sun ray)
  • Greer (watchful, vigilant, alert)
  • Hale (hollow dweller)
  • Marie (star of the sea)
  • Orianne (sunrise, dawn, golden)
  • Quinn (wise counsel)
  • Shiloh (peaceful, tranquil)
  • Wray (corner, nook)

Famous people with the name Carmella:

Carmella in popular culture:

  • Carmella (ring name of wrestler Leah Van Dale)
  • Carmella Cammeniti (character in the Australian soap opera Neighbours)
  • Carmella Unuscione (character in the X-Men universe)