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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #1844 most popular

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 complete, nothing further needed here.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for lucky, who is more?

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

How popular is the name "Chanel" in the U.S.?


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 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chanel" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 377 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Chanel

Chanel Ryan

Chanel was born in 1976.


Past life for Chanel born Sep 1, 1955

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 Greece approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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