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Carmel in the Bible refers to two distinct places:

The word karmel (Hebrew: כַּרְמֶל‎) means "fertile land" and Karmiel (Hebrew: כַּרְמִיאֵל) means "vineyards of God".

The word is also commonly used in reference to the Carmelites and their houses or foundations.


  • Autocars Co. or Carmel automobile, fiberglass-shelled cars used in Israel during the 1960s and 70s
  • Carmel Winery, a vineyard and winery based in Israel, well known for producing and marketing kosher wine
  • Carmel Ventures, an Israeli venture capital firm
  • Carmel Agrexco, Israel's largest exporter of agricultural produce
  • Carmel (company), the international car and limousine service established in 1978



Israel and Near East[edit]


  • El Carmel, a district in the city of Barcelona, Catalonia


United States[edit]



  • Eddie Carmel, born Oded Ha-Carmeili (1936–1972), Israeli-born entertainer with gigantism and acromegaly, popularly known as "The Jewish Giant"
  • John Carmel Heenan (1905–1975), priest in the Roman Catholic Church in the United Kingdom
  • Roger C. Carmel (1932–1986), American character actor
  • Carmel McCourt, female singer of the eponymous British band Carmel
  • Carmel Myers (1899–1980), American actress
  • Carmel Bakurski (born 1976), Australian field hockey defender
  • Carmel Sepuloni (born 1977), New Zealand politician
  • Roberta Karmel (born 1937), American attorney, law professor, and commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


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