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What does Chavela mean?

Chavela Pronunciation of Chavela [chavela] as a girls' name is pronounced sha-VAY-lah. It is of Spanish origin. Variant of Isabel.


Chavela has 1 variant: Chavelle.

3 more alternative forms via Isabel: Chabeli, Chabelita and Isabela.

Creative forms:
(female) Chavele, Chavena, ..

(male) Chaveon, Chavero, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chavela Halo (C.H.), ..

How popular is Chavela?

Chavela is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Chavela is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Isabel (#149 in recent rankings) and Isabela (#769) are the prominent varying forms of Chavela (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Chavela was at its highest 12 years ago (adoption of 0.29%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.16%, 44%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Isabel, Isabela in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arabela, Caela, Caelan, Caila, Camela, Camelia, Camella, Camila, Camyla, Candela, Carel, Carely, Carena, Caresa, Cela, Chaba, Chana, Chanda, Chanel, Chanele, Chanell, Chanelle, Chaney, Chania, Channell, Chantea, Chantela (see Chantal), Chantella, Chantila, Chapell, Chappel, Chappell, Chara, Charee, Charela (see Harela), Charell, Charelle, Charelyn, Charesa, Charese, Charisa, Charla, Charle, Charlena, Charrela (see Harela), Chasina, Chasta, Chaunta, Chava, Chaviva, Chayka, Chazona, Chel, Chela, Chele, Chella, Cheresa, Chevelle, Cholena, Clareta, Cornela, Cyanea, Harela, Jamela, Janela, Laela, Lavella, Mihaela, Pavla, Shaela, Shakeela, Shanella, Shaylla, Sheela and Shiela. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chavela.

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