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What does Shannel mean?

Shannel Pronunciation of Shannel [shan-nel] as a girls' name has its roots in Old French and American, and the meaning of the name Shannel is "pipe". Shannel is an alternate form of Chanel (Old French). Shannel is also a variant of Shanelle (American).


Shannel has 14 variants: Chanele, Chanell, Chanelle, Channell, Channelle, Chenelle, Shanel, Shanell, Shannell, Shannelle, Shenell, Shenelle, Shonelle and Shynelle.

5 more alternative forms via Chanel, Shanelle: Shanella, Shanelly, Shaney, Shanilly and Shanita.

Creative forms:
(female) Shanne, Shanney, ..

(male) Shanly, Shanney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shannel Cayla (S.C.), ..

How popular is Shannel?

Shannel is an unusual given name for females. Shannel is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Shannel (not ranked) are Chanel (#687 via latest list), Shanelle, Shanita, Shanell, Shanel, Chanell and Chanelle. Other forms, like Channell, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Shannel was at its apex 24 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now significantly lower. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chanel, Chanell, Chanelle, Shanel, Shanell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shanelle, Shanita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shannel is alike in pronunciation to Shaunelle. Other recommended names are Chandel, Chantel, Jannel, Shaine, Shakeel, Shanae, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandee, Shandel, Shandell, Shandey, Shane, Shanea, Shanee, Shanie, Shanna, Shannae, Shannah, Shannan, Shannea, Shannen, Shannin, Shannon, Shannyn, Shantal, Shante, Shantee, Shantel, Shantell, Shantey, Sharel, Shaunee, Shawnee, Shawney, Shawntel, Shayne, Shontel, Shyanne, Sonel and Sunel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shannel.

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