Chantel is a form of Chantal. Chantal is a French name that was originally given to girls in honor of Sainte Jeanne-Françoise Frémiot, Baronne de Chantal (St. Jane Frances de Chantal). "Baronne de Chantal" was a title she had referring to a place named Chantal, which is derived from a word meaning "stony."
See Also: Chantelle, Shantelle

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