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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1918707
1920505
1924707
1925505
1927505
1928505
1929808
1931505
1932505
1955770
1956770
1957660
1958770
195912120
1960770
196111110
196221210
196337370
196433330
196538380
196641410
196755550
196861610
196981810
197089890
19711111110
197287870
19731211210
19741191190
19751401400
19761511510
19771631630
19781981980
19792692645
19802812810
19812762706
19823313310
19834354350
19844374370
19854584580
19864954950
19874654650
19885445440
198953452311
19906096045
19916766760
19926586580
19935945940
19944684680
19953583580
19964224166
19973783780
19983253250
19992752750
20002772770
20012382380
20022092090
20032292290
20042612610
20052722720
20062872870
20073173170
20083773770
20093533530
20103323320
20113203200
20123693690
20133813810
20144484480

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 first appeared 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 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chanel" ranks #59 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 20 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 609 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Chanel" mean?

Chanel (French): Channel

The name "Chanel" is of French origin and it means "Channel". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Your name in reverse order is "Lenahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hnecla". 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.

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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Chanel

Chanel Ryan

Chanel was born in 1976.

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Past life for Chanel born Nov 28, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 600. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Chanel

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