Chantel Name Meaning & Origin

Chantel

Pronunciation: shahn-TAHL (key)

Origin of the name Chantal:

French name derived from the Old Provençal cantal (stone, boulder). Var: Chantall, Chantel, Chantelle. Short: Chan.

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Comments and insights on the name Chantel: | Edit

My first name is Chantel, and for all of my life, anybody new who learned my name could NEVER spell it right. Some got lucky or just happened to have the same name, but most strangers would always spell my name crazy like Shantal, Shantel, Chantelle, Shantal, Chantill, Chentell...; the list goes on and on. I would have to write it down for them just so it wouldn't bother me!
My first name is Chantel and it is pronounced Shawntell, but a lot of people pronounce it like Chantal.

Personal experiences with the name Chantel: | Edit

My friends little girl Chantel is absoloutly fearless. She can always bring a smile to my face.

Nicknames for Chantel: | Edit

Tel
Telli
Chantelimaneli
Chan
Chantillylace
Chantelly
Chanty

Meanings and history of the name Chantel: | Edit

Chantel is French, named after the french nun Sainte Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal (Translation: St. Jane Frances de Chantal), the daughter of Burgundy's Speaker of the Parliament.

Chantel is also french for Rocky Hill/Road or Singer.

Famous real-life people named Chantel: | Edit

Chantel Houston, Buzzfeed employee and Ladylike lady.
Chantel Jeffries , dj and bestfriend of Catherine paiz

Chantel in song, story & screen: | Edit

Chantel O'Hurley: main character in Skin Deep by Nora Roberts

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