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What does Chanell mean?

Chanell Pronunciation of Chanell [chanell] as a girls' name is an Old French name, and the name Chanell means "pipe". Chanell is an alternate spelling of Chanel (Old French).


Chanell has 12 variants: Chanele, Chanelle, Channell, Channelle, Chenelle, Shanel, Shanell, Shanelle, Shannel, Shannelle, Shenelle and Shynelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Caell, Cayell, ..

(male) Chancil, Chanlie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chanell Ann (C.A.), ..

How popular is Chanell?

Chanell is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3445 out of 4276, Top 81%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Chanell was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #1407 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chanell name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Chanel (#687 a year ago), Shanelle, Shanell, Chanelle and Shanel are the popular related forms of Chanell. Usage of these forms of Chanell reached its highest 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.1%) and has become much diminished since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chanell, Chanel, Chanelle, Shanel, Shanell, Shanelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chanell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chanell is alike in pronunciation to Shannell, Shaunelle, Shenell and Shonelle. Other suggested similar names are Branell (see Brandy), Camela, Camella, Camill, Camyll (see Camilla), Chabeli, Chandal, Chandel, Chandelle, Chanee, Chaney, Chantal, Chantall, Chantel, Chantela (see Chantal), Chantele, Chantell, Chantella, Chantelle, Chantil, Chantill, Chantle, Chantrell, Chapell, Chappell, Charela (see Harela), Charell, Charelle, Charill (see Charlotte), Chauntell (see Chantal), Chavela, Chavelle, Chell, Cherell, Danell, Janell, Shandell, Shanella, Shanelly, Shantell and Sharell. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chanell.

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