Popularity:23459
Origin:Scottish
Meaning:Fort of Michael
With a name like Carmichael, you can trust baby to hold down the fort! With Scottish origins, Carmichael is a traditionally masculine name, often seen as a surname. The moniker is considered to be a habitational name with the definition of “fort of Michael,” deriving from the Old English word caer, meaning “fort.” This surname-turned-first name is sure to connect baby to their heritage and also foster a sense of dependability and strength in them. Some famous namesakes include Susie Carmichael from Rugrats, Downton Abbey actress Laura Carmichael, and Maroon 5 keyboardist Jesse Carmichael.
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