What does Christel mean?
Christel [chris-tel] as a girls' name is of Latin and Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Christel is "follower of Christ; ice". Christel is a variant form of Christelle (Latin): altered variant of Christine. Christel is also a form of Christina (Latin). Christel is also used as a variant of Crystal (Greek).
Associated with: greek.
Christel has 39 variants: Christal▼, Christall, Christele, Christell, Christl, Christol, Christyl, Chrystal▼, Chrystel, Chrystele, Chrystelle, Chrystol, Cristal▼, Cristel, Cristelle, Crystall, Crystel, Crystell, Crystle, Kristal▼, Kristale, Kristall, Kristel, Kristell, Kristelle, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Krystal▼, Krystale, Krystall, Krystel, Krystelle, Krystil, Krystl, Krystle▼, Krystlelea, Krystol and Krystyl.
Christel has 52 more relations via Christelle, Christina, Crystal: Chris▼, Chrissa, Chrissie, Chrissta, Chrisstan, Chrissti, Chrisstie, Chrissty, Chrissy, Christa▼, Christain, Christalin, Christalle, Christalyn, Christan, Christeen, Christeena, Christella, Christen▼, Christena▼, Christene, Christi▼, Christia, Christian▼, Christie▼, Christin▼, Christine▼, Christinea, Christini, Christinn, Christle, Christleen, Christmar, Christna, Christy▼, Christyna, Chrystee, Chrystle, Crissey, Crista, Cristella, Cristen, Cristena, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristle, Cristy▼, Khristeen, Khristena, Khristya and Kristen▼.Creative forms:
(female) Chrisney, Christis, ..
(male) Chriscol, Christe, .. Middle name pairings:
Christel Arya (C.A.), ..
How popular is Christel?
Christel is a very popular first name for females (#1712 out of 4276, Top 40%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#42217 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Christel for girls. Christel entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #882 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Christel ranked in the Top 2000 are Chris, Chrissie, Chrissy, Christa, Christal, Christan, Christeen, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christi, Christian (#1694 in recent rankings), Christie, Christin, Christina (#333), Christine (#793), Christy, Chrystal, Crista, Cristal (#1981), Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristy, Crystal (#550), Crystle, Kristal, Kristel, Kristen (#888), Kristle, Krystal (#1129) and Krystle. These forms of Christel were at the top of their popularity in the 1980s (average #980) and are now much less common (#1804, down 97%), with forms like Christian becoming less fashionable.
Christel is alike in pronunciation to Khristal, Khristel and Khrystal. Other suggested similar names are Bristol▲, Cariel, Cerise, Cerisse, Chantel▼, Charise, Charisse, Charista, Charitee (see Charity), Charitey (see Charity), Chauntel, Cherise, Cherishe, Cherisse, Chontel, Chriselda, Chrisie, Chrissee, Chrisstina (see Christina), Christabel, Christabelle, Christable, Christaine, Christalene, Christanna, Christanne, Christey (see Christy), Christiaan (see Christian), Christiane, Christiann (see Christiana), Christienne, Christinia, Christinie (see Christine), Christinna, Christmas, Christobel, Christon, Christyann (see Christiana), Christyn, Christyne, Chrisy, Chrysta, Chrystalla, Chrystalle, Chrysten, Chrystian, Chrystie, Chrystina, Chrystine, Chrystobel, Chrystyn, Chrystyna, Cristabel, Cristabell, Cristalle, Cristalyn, Cristina▼, Cristine, Cristyn, Crysta, Crystena, Crystene, Crystie, Crystin, Khrista, Khristen, Khristie, Khristin, Khristy, Kristee (see Christy), Kristey and Maristela. These names tend to be less frequently used than Christel.See names in meaning and etymology.