Carmel

Carmel f
English: of early Christian origin, referring to ‘Our Lady of Carmel’, a title of the Virgin Mary. Carmel is the name (meaning ‘garden’ or ‘orchard’ in Hebrew) of a mountain in the Holy Land near modern Haifa, which was populated from very early Christian times by hermits. They were later organized into the Carmelite order of monks. The name is favoured mainly by Roman Catholics.
Cognates: Portuguese: Carmo. Spanish: CARMEN (SEE Carmen); Carmela (also S. Italian and Sicilian).
Pet forms: Spanish: Carmencita, Carmelita; Menchu.
Masculine forms: Spanish: Carmelo. Italian: Carmine.

First names dictionary. 2012.

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  • CARMEL — Né au XIIe siècle, le Carmel, ordre mendiant voué à la solitude, à la prière et à l’apostolat, aime à se rattacher au prophète Élie. Illustré par de nombreux mystiques, Thérèse d’Avila, Jean de la Croix et Thérèse de Lisieux, il fut toujours… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Carmel — bezeichnet: den Karmel, ein Gebirge in Israel Folgende Ortschaften tragen den Namen Carmel: Carmel (Australien) Carmel (Arkansas) Carmel (Indiana) Carmel (Iowa) Carmel (Maine) Carmel (New York) Carmel (Uruguay) Carmel (Wales) Carmel by the Sea… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Carmel — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Carmel peut faire référence à : Mont Carmel, une montagne en Israël, Mont Carmel, une municipalité du Québec Mont Carmel, une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Carmel — • Designates in the Old Testament a certain city and its adjacent territory in the tribe of Juda Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Carmel     Carmel      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • CARMEL — (Heb. כַּרְמֶל), city in the territory of Judah. It is mentioned in connection with the fateful meeting between Samuel and Saul after the war against the Amalekites (I Sam. 15:12). Carmel belonged to Nabal, the Calebite, who raised sheep and held …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Carmel — Carmel, IN U.S. city in Indiana Population (2000): 37733 Housing Units (2000): 14107 Land area (2000): 17.812195 sq. miles (46.133372 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.106801 sq. miles (0.276614 sq. km) Total area (2000): 17.918996 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Carmel, IN — U.S. city in Indiana Population (2000): 37733 Housing Units (2000): 14107 Land area (2000): 17.812195 sq. miles (46.133372 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.106801 sq. miles (0.276614 sq. km) Total area (2000): 17.918996 sq. miles (46.409986 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Carmel — Carmel, Mount Carmel, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Carmel — (a. Geogr.), 1) so v.w. Karmel; 2) Hauptstadt der Grafschaft Putnam im Staate New York (Vereinigte Staaten von NAmerika), schöne Lage; mehrere Kirchen, Akademie, 2 Banken, Druckerei; 3000 Ew.; 3) (San Carlos), Missionsort in der Grafschaft… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Carmel — Carmel, das Gebirge, siehe Libanon …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

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