CHANTAL
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: shawn-TAHL (French), shawn-TAL (English), shan-TAL (English), shahn-TAHL (Dutch)   [key]
Meaning & History
From a French surname which was derived from a place name meaning "stony". It was originally given in honour of Saint Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal, the founder of the Visitation Order in the 17th century. It has become associated with French chant "song".
Related Names
VARIANTS: Chantel, Chantelle, Shantel, Shantelle (English)
Popularity
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