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What does Chela mean?

Chela Pronunciation of Chela [chela] as a name for girls is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of the name Chela is "consolation, comfort". Chela is an alternate spelling of Consuelo (Spanish).


Chela has 1 variant: Chelo.

1 more different relation via Consuelo: Suelo.

Creative forms:
(female) Chala, Checa, ..

(male) Chelow, Cheno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chela Lindsay (C.L.), ..

How popular is Chela?

Chela is an unusual first name for females. Chela is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Consuelo is the only prominent related form of Chela (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Chela was widespread among parents 95 years ago (usage of 0.02%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Consuelo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chela and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chela is alike in pronunciation to Caihla, Caila, Cala, Cali, Calla, Calli, Cally, Cayla, Caylia, Colly, Kaala, Kaela, Kaelah, Kaeli, Kaila, Kala, Kalla, Kayla, Keala, Keela, Keeli, Keelia, Keely, Keyla and Kyla. Other suggested similar names are Adela, Akela, Anela, Caelan, Camela, Ceila, Cela, Cele, Celia, Chalia, Chara, Chavela, Chaya, Chel, Chele, Chell, Chella, Chelle, Chelli, Chels, Chelsa, Chelsi, Chelsia, Cheray, Cheri, Cheslea (see Chesleigh), Cilla, Clea, Cleta, Cleva, Coel, Creola, Geela, Huela, Joela, Leela, Lela, Loela, Mela, Noela, Odela, Sela, Shaela, Sheila, Shela, Shiela, Shula, Teela, Thecla and Thekla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chela.

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