What does Chantal mean?
From "cantal". It was originally given in honor of Saint Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal (17th-century), a woman of great piety who adopted religion and founded an order of nuns, the Vistandines, devoted at first to charity and later to teaching and devotion to Jesus. The name has come to be associated with French "chant" meaning "song".
Chantal▼ has 73 variants: Chandal, Chanta, Chantaal, Chantae, Chantael, Chantai, Chantale, Chantall, Chantalle, Chantara, Chantarai, Chantasia, Chantay, Chantaye, Chante, Chantea, Chanteau, Chantee, Chanteese, Chantel▼, Chantela, Chantele, Chantell, Chantella, Chantelle▼, Chanter, Chantey, Chantez, Chantiel, Chantielle, Chantil, Chantila, Chantill, Chantille, Chantle, Chantoya, Chantra, Chantrel, Chantrell, Chantrelle, Chantress, Chantri, Chantrice, Chantriel, Chantrill, Chaunta, Chauntay, Chaunte, Chauntel, Chauntell, Chauntelle, Chawntelle, Chonda, Chontel, Shanda▼, Shantae, Shantal, Shantalle, Shantay, Shantel▼, Shantell, Shantelle, Shaunda, Shaunta, Shauntell, Shawnda, Shawnta, Shawntile, Shawntille, Shonda▼, Shonta, Shontel and Shontelle.Kreatif forms: Chaptal, Chatal. [more]
How popular is Chantal?
Chantal is a very popular first name for women (#1422 out of 4276, Top 33%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Chantal for girls. Chantal was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #553 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of Chantal and corresponding names. Shantel, Shantell, Shonda, Shanda, Chantelle, Chante and Chantel are the prominent related forms of Chantal. These relations of Chantal were favored as birth names in the year 1990 (usage of 0.234%) and have become less popular since.
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Chantal▼ is alike in pronunciation to Shantahl, Shawntel and Shontal. Other recommended similar baby names are Canna, Cantara, Chaanah, Chabah, Chalia, Chana, Chanach, Chanae, Chanah, Chanda▼, Chandana, Chandara, Chandel, Chandlar, Chandra▼, Chandy, Chanee, Chanel▲, Chanele, Chanell, Chanelle, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Chaniach, Chanice, Chanina, Chaninah, Chanise, Chaniya, Chaniyah, Channa, Channah, Channell, Chantrea, Chanya, Chanyah, Chapell, Chappel, Chara, Charell, Charil, Charill, Charita, Charla▼, Charma, Charmar, Charty, Charyl, Chasta, Chastin, Chasty, Chattie, Chava, Chaya▲, Chenay, Chiana, Chianna, China, Chita, Christal▼, Chrystal▼, Chyna▼, Chynna, Ciana, Cianna, Cindal, Cristal▼, Crystal▲, Cyanea, Shanta▼ and Shantai. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chantal.