What does the name Chanel mean? The meaning of the name Chanel is Canal. The origin of the name Chanel is French. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Alternate spellings: Shanelle, Chanelle
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Name Notes: First became a name in honor of of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, fashion designer.