[ 2 syll. (c)hris-tel, ch-rist-el ] The baby girl name Christel is pronounced as KRihSTEHL or KRIHSTehL †. Christel is used mostly in German and English, and its language of origin is Latin and English.
Christel is a diminutive form (German) of the Dutch, English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian name Christina.
Christel is also a spelling variant of the English name Crystal.
Christel is an uncommon baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1978, 0.012% of baby girls were named Christel. It ranked at #766 then. The baby name has since steeply dropped in popularity, and is currently of sporadic use. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly related to Christel, Christina was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Christel include Christelle, Kristel, Kristell, Kristelle, Krystel, Krystelle, Christal, Christalle, Christyl, Chrystal, Chrystelle, Cristal, Cristalle, Crystal, Crystalle, Crystelle, Crysthelle, Crystole, Krystal, and Krystalle.
† Pronunciation for Christel: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"