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What does Chel mean?

Chel Pronunciation of Chel [chel] as a name for girls has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Chel is "chalk landing place". Chel is an alternate spelling of Chelsea (Old English): from "cealc hyo".

Associated with: old english.


Chel has 2 variants: Chele and Chelle.

22 more relations via Chelsea: Chelci, Chelcie, Chelcy, Chelese, Chelie, Chelisa, Chelise, Chelli, Chellie, Chels, Chelsa, Chelsae, Chelse, Chelsee, Chelsei, Chelsey, Chelsi, Chelsia, Chelsie, Chelsy, Chesea and Cheslee.

Creative forms:
(female) Chlia, Chly, ..

(male) Chley, Chro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chel Gwen (C.G.), ..

How popular is Chel?

Chel is an uncommon first name for women. Chel is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Chel (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 are Chelsea (#305 the previous year), Chelsey (#1718), Chelsi, Chelsie, Chelsy, Chelsee, Chelsa, Chelse and Chelcie. These relations of Chel were at the height of their popularity 23 years ago (usage of 1.53%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.07%, 96%), with versions like Chelsea going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chelcie, Chelsa, Chelse, Chelsea, Chelsee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chelsey, Chelsi, Chelsie, Chelsy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Chel is alike in pronunciation to Chell, Shell and Shelle. Other suggested similar names are Adel, Amel, Bel, Caela, Cal, Carel, Cee, Ceil, Cela, Cele, Cha-, Chanel, Char, Chela, Chella, Chelo, Cher, Chere, Cheri, Chery, Cheryl, Chesli, Clea, Clem, Cleo, Coe, Coel, Cree, Cybel, Dael, Del, Ehtel, Etel, Ethel, Gael, Jael, Kyel, Lael, Mel, Neel, Nel, Noel, Orel and Rahel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chel.

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