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Popularity
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Chanel

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Channel
  • #1844 All Time
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How popular is the name "Chanel" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 7 0 7
1920 5 0 5
1924 7 0 7
1925 5 0 5
1927 5 0 5
1928 5 0 5
1929 8 0 8
1931 5 0 5
1932 5 0 5
1955 7 7 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 11 11 0
1962 21 21 0
1963 37 37 0
1964 33 33 0
1965 38 38 0
1966 41 41 0
1967 55 55 0
1968 61 61 0
1969 81 81 0
1970 89 89 0
1971 111 111 0
1972 87 87 0
1973 121 121 0
1974 119 119 0
1975 140 140 0
1976 151 151 0
1977 163 163 0
1978 198 198 0
1979 269 264 5
1980 281 281 0
1981 276 270 6
1982 331 331 0
1983 435 435 0
1984 437 437 0
1985 458 458 0
1986 495 495 0
1987 465 465 0
1988 544 544 0
1989 534 523 11
1990 609 604 5
1991 676 676 0
1992 658 658 0
1993 594 594 0
1994 468 468 0
1995 358 358 0
1996 422 416 6
1997 378 378 0
1998 325 325 0
1999 275 275 0
2000 277 277 0
2001 238 238 0
2002 209 209 0
2003 229 229 0
2004 261 261 0
2005 272 272 0
2006 287 287 0
2007 317 317 0
2008 377 377 0
2009 353 353 0
2010 332 332 0
2011 320 320 0
2012 369 369 0
2013 381 381 0
2014 448 448 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Chanel? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,613 babies born with the name Chanel in the United States. That's more than enough Chanels to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Chanel" was in 1991 with a total of 676 babies.

According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chanel" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 20 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 658 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Chanel popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Chanel in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Chanel" mean? The list below shows the origins of Chanel as well as things modernly associated with the name Chanel such as celebrities named Chanel.

French

Origin and Meaning of Chanel

The name "Chanel" is of French origin, and it means "Channel". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Chanel Ryan

Chanel was born in 1976.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for compassion, your finest side.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Your name in reverse order is "Lenahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nhcael". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Chanel born Sep 30, 1934

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for Chanel

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