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Meaning and name origin

Chantal \ch(an)-tal\ as a girl's name is pronounced shahn-TAL. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Chantal is "stone". 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 variant forms: 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, Shantal, Shantae, Shantalle, Shantay, Shantel, Shantell, Shantelle, Shaunda, Shaunta, Shauntell, Shawnda, Shawnta, Shawntile, Shawntille, Shonda, Shonta, Shontel and Shontelle.


Popularity

Chantal is a very popular first name for females (#1422 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Chantal for girls (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chantal name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Chantal and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Chantal, Chante, Chantel, Chantelle, Shanda, Shantel, Shantell and Shonda. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chantal, Chante, Chantel, Chantelle, Shanda, Shantel, Shantell, Shonda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chantal, Chantel, Chantelle outside U.S.


Similar Names

Chantal is also pronounced similarly to Shantahl and Shontal. Another suggested similar baby name is Chandel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chantal.

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