Meaning and Name Origin
Chantelle \ch(an)-telle, chant(el)-le\ as a girls' name has the meaning "candle; stone". Chantelle is a variation of Chandelle (French). Chantelle is also a variation of Chantal (Old French): from "cantal".
Chantelle▼ has 27 variants: Chantaal, Chantael, Chantale, Chantall, Chantel▼, Chantele, Chantell, Chantiel, Chantielle, Chantil, Chantill, Chantille, Chantle, Chauntel, Chauntell, Chauntelle, Chawntelle, Chontel, Shantal, Shantel▼, Shantell, Shantelle, Shauntell, Shawntile, Shawntille, Shontel and Shontelle.
Chantelle▼ has 47 more different forms via Chandelle, Chantal: Chandal, Chandel, 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▼, Shandelle, Shantae, Shantalle, Shantay, Shaunda, Shaunta, Shawnda, Shawnta, Shonda▼ and Shonta.
Chantelle is a very prominent first name for females (#1765 out of 4276, Top 41%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Chantelle for girls. Chantelle was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #723 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Chantelle and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Chantelle appearing in the Top 1000 are Chantal, Chante, Chantel, Shanda, Shantel, Shantell and Shonda. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread in the year 1990 and has become much lower since, with versions like Chantel, Chantelle, Shanda, Shantel and Shonda falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)