Chanel

Chanel - A very unique female name



  Jun 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chanel, meaning dweller near the canal, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1963 on position #1828. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chanel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chanel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Chanel. The baby girl name Chanel was given to 322 baby girls in 2012, ranking #748 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,389 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chanel peaked in popularity 28 years ago in 1991 on position 375.



Famous with this name

Chanel Cresswell
Chanel Latorre
Tally Chanel


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Rating: 5/5 (2 people)


Chanel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chanel is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #270 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,259.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Chanel is where you live.


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Chanel origin and meaning

Chanel is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means dweller near the canal. To see famous people named Chanel, pop culture references for the name Chanel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chanel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Chanel, sorted by popularity.

Camille / Camila / Camilla / Chanelle / Chanell / Channel / Camelia / Camellia / Chenelle / Camile /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012748
2011857
2010842
2009797
2008779
2007889
2006920
2005945
2004925
20031012
20021028
2001986
2000877
1999819
1998685
1997615
1996561
1995616
1994527
1993419
1992395
1991375
1990415
1989466
1988431
1987455
1986437
1985463
1984469
1983479
1982559
1981665
1980628
1979635
1978757
1977849
1976884
1975881
19741028
1973965
19721291
19711084
19701147
19691179
19681248
19671350
19661706
19652309
19642341
19631828

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii270
Florida364
Georgia515
California530
Michigan575
Tennessee619
Washington647
New York680
Utah683
Wisconsin690
Texas723
Minnesota735
Alabama818
New Jersey906
Virginia916
Louisiana964
Missouri971
North Carolina978
Illinois1088
Pennsylvania1121
Ohio1259

Even more about Chanel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Chanel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chanel?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1991
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Chanel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,389
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1963
2012 births +322

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