Meaning and Name Origin
Chantell has 27 variants: Chantaal, Chantael, Chantale, Chantall, Chantel▼, Chantele, Chantelle▼, Chantiel, Chantielle, Chantil, Chantill, Chantille, Chantle, Chauntel, Chauntell, Chauntelle, Chawntelle, Chontel, Shantal, Shantel▼, Shantell, Shantelle, Shauntell, Shawntile, Shawntille, Shontel and Shontelle.
Chantell has 45 more different 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.
Chantell is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2622 out of 4276, Top 61%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Chantell and associated names. Shantel, Shantell, Shonda, Shanda, Chantelle, Chante, Chantel and Chantal are the prominent variation forms of Chantell (#unlisted). These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in the year 1990 and have become much less widespread since, with forms such as Shantel, Shonda, Shanda, Chantelle and Chantel becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)