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Gender: F Pronunciation: sha-NELL Meaning of Chanel: "dweller near the canal" Origin of Chanel: French Chanel's Popularity in 2014: #633

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"

Pop Culture References for the name Chanel

Chanel Oberlin, character of Scream Queens (2015).