What does Chantel mean?
Chantel /chan-tel/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Chantel's name origin is Old French, and Chantel means "stone". Chantel is an alternate form, with the suffix -el, of Chantal (Old French): from "cantal".
Chantel▼ has 27 variants: Chantaal, Chantael, Chantale, Chantall, Chantele, Chantell, Chantelle▼, Chantiel, Chantielle, Chantil, Chantill, Chantille, Chantle, Chauntel, Chauntell, Chauntelle, Chawntelle, Chontel, Shantal, Shantel▼, Shantell, Shantelle, Shauntell, Shawntile, Shawntille, Shontel and Shontelle.
Chantel▼ has 45 more related forms via Chantal: Chandal, Chanta, Chantae, Chantai, Chantalle, Chantara, Chantarai, Chantasia, Chantay, Chantaye, Chante, Chantea, Chanteau, Chantee, Chanteese, Chantela, Chantella, Chanter, Chantey, Chantez, Chantila, Chantoya, Chantra, Chantrel, Chantrell, Chantrelle, Chantress, Chantri, Chantrice, Chantriel, Chantrill, Chaunta, Chauntay, Chaunte, Chonda, Shanda▼, Shantae, Shantalle, Shantay, Shaunda, Shaunta, Shawnda, Shawnta, Shonda▼ and Shonta.Kreatif forms: Chanmel, Chantelli, Chantellio. [more]
How popular is Chantel?
Chantel is a very prominent first name for females (#1126 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Chantel for girls. Chantel was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #362 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Popular varying forms of Chantel are Shantel, Shantell, Shonda, Shanda, Chantelle, Chante and Chantal. Forms like Chantey are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in the year 1990 (usage of 0.2338%) and has become significantly lower since, with versions such as Chantel, Chantal, Chantelle, Shanda and Shonda becoming somewhat outmoded. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Chantel and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)