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Gender: F Pronunciation: sha-NELL Meaning of Chanel: "dweller near the canal" Origin of Chanel: French Chanel's Popularity in 2015: #687

Fans of the classic French designer would now more fashionably choose Coco.

Famous People Named Chanel

Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer
Chanel Iman, American supermodel
Father Peter Chanel (1803-41), priest and martyr; patron saint of Oceania
Chanel Haynes, daughter of rapper "Nelly"
Chanel Nicole, daughter of Ice-T and Coco Austin

Pop Culture References for the name Chanel

Chanel Oberlin, character of Scream Queens (2015).