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Gender: Female Meaning of Chantal: "stone, boulder" Origin of Chantal: French

The name Chantal is a girl's name of French origin meaning "stone, boulder". Chantal and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Earth and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibsets you know".

From the experts:

Though associated with a French saint noted for her holiness and strength of character, this name is somewhat dated and it might be better to look to one of the more modern names popular for little girls in France today: Oceane, Lea, Manon.

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Famous People Named Chantal

Chantal Jennifer Kreviazuk, Canadian singer-songwriter
Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece (née Miller), wife of Crown Prince Pavlos
(Heather) Chantal Jones, American model; runner-up on "America's Next Top Model" cycle 9
Chantal Anne Akerman, Belgian film director
Chantal Claret, American lead singer of band Morningwood
Chantal Strand, Canadian actress
Chantal Joffe, French painter
Chantal Galladé, Swiss politician
Chantal Chamandy, Egyptian-Canadian singer
Chantal Chawaf, French feminist author
Chantal Goya, French pop singer
Chantal Sutherland, Canadian jockey and TV personality
Chantal Biya, wife of President of Cameroon Paul Biya
Chantal Van Landeghem, Canadian swimmer
Chantal Réga, French hurdler
Chantal Quesnel, Canadian actress
Chantal Groot, Dutch swimmer
Chantal Nijkerken-de Haan, Dutch politician
Chantal Mouffe, Belgian political philosopher
Chantal Kreviazuk, Canadian pop singer
Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, French nun

Pop Culture References for the name Chantal

Chantal Wellard, character in "The Story of Tracy Beaker" series
Chantal, Brad's Slovenian-Swiss wife in "The Wolf of Wall Street"