Shanel

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shanel

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  • According to a user from India, the name Shanel is of French origin and means "Different in the best way".
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Notable Persons Named Shanel

Shanel was born on December 25th, 1988 in Jamaica.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shanel

Miss Shanel is a r&b, traditional, rhythm, and blues musician. She has been prominent since 1998. Miss was given the name Ruth Nirere .

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How popular is the baby name Shanel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 6 6 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 9 9 0
1968 16 16 0
1969 19 19 0
1970 17 17 0
1971 21 21 0
1972 21 21 0
1973 26 26 0
1974 25 25 0
1975 36 36 0
1976 45 45 0
1977 41 41 0
1978 53 53 0
1979 57 57 0
1980 62 62 0
1981 80 80 0
1982 74 74 0
1983 90 90 0
1984 81 81 0
1985 68 68 0
1986 88 88 0
1987 75 75 0
1988 78 78 0
1989 73 73 0
1990 96 96 0
1991 100 100 0
1992 97 97 0
1993 66 66 0
1994 62 62 0
1995 56 56 0
1996 66 66 0
1997 43 43 0
1998 54 54 0
1999 46 46 0
2000 24 24 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 44 44 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 32 32 0
2005 38 38 0
2006 38 38 0
2007 38 38 0
2008 31 31 0
2009 38 38 0
2010 29 29 0
2011 24 24 0
2012 37 37 0
2013 30 30 0
2014 32 32 0
2015 16 16 0
2016 29 29 0
2017 18 18 0

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Popularity of Shanel as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shanel

  • How Popular is the name Shanel? Shanel is the 6,001st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shanel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,405 babies born with the first name Shanel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shanel to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shanel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shanel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shanel is Friday, April 21st, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Shanel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shanel was in 1991 with a total of 100 babies.
  • Random Shanel Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shanel is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 17 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Shanel: Your name in reverse order is Lenahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nhelas. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shanel born Nov 12, 1940

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 Ontario approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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