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Chantel Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Chantel is of French origin.

The meaning of Chantel is "stony place, to sing".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 4771  in baby name popularity for girls with 29 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Chantel Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Chantel has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Chantel to other names.


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Related Names

Chantel is a variant spelling of Chantal.

Variants of the name Chantel include Shantel.

The names Shantal, Shantale, Shantalla, Shantalle, Stamatios, Stamatis are all forms of Chantel.

Chantel has the diminutive (nickname) Shantae.

Other Tidbits

Chantel falls into the name categories musical, place.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Chantel in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Chantel.

Just for fun, see the name Chantel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Chantel in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.