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What does Chandel mean?

Chandel Pronunciation of Chandel [chan-del] as a girls' name is of French origin, and the meaning of Chandel is "candle". Chandel is a version of Chandelle (French).

Associated with: candle (fire).


Chandel has 1 variant: Shandelle.

1 more relation via Chandelle: Chantelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Cyndel, Landel, ..

(male) Chaner, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chandel Summer (C.S.), ..

How popular is Chandel?

Chandel is an unusual first name for females. Chandel is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Chandel (outside Top 2000) is Chantelle. Adoption of this relation of Chandel reached its most widespread 3 decades ago (adoption of 0.01%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chantelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chantelle outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chandel is alike in pronunciation to Chandal, Shandel and Shandell. Other suggested similar names are Candee, Candela, Candelle, Candes, Chader, Chanae, Chanda, Chandlar, Chandler, Chandra, Chandy, Chanee, Chanel, Chanele, Chanell, Chaney, Channell, Chantaal, Chantael, Chantal, Chantale, Chantall, Chante, Chantea, Chantee, Chantel, Chantela (see Chantal), Chantele, Chantell, Chantella, Chanter, Chantey, Chantez, Chantiel, Chantil, Chantila, Chantill, Chantle, Chantrel, Chappel, Chauntel, Chauntell (see Chantal), Chontel, Cindal, Cindel, Cindell, Cindl, Cindyl, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandee, Shandey, Shanel, Shannel, Shantel, Thandee and Thandey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chandel.

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