Harmel Family History
Harmel Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish harml ‘ermine’ (see Harmeling). French: variant of the personal name Armel, derived from an Old Breton compound personal name, Arthmael, comprised of arth, arzh ‘bear’, ‘warrior’ + mael.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press