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Girl Name: Chela

Name: Chela
Pronunciation: \ch(e)-la\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: consolation, comfort
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Chele, Chel, Chelo, Shela, Chella, Chell
Similar Names: Caela, Cela, Chelsa, Chels


Chela \ch(e)-la\ as a girl's name is a variant of Consuelo (Latin, Old French), and the meaning of Chela is "consolation, comfort".

The baby name Chela sounds like Chele, Chel, Chelo, Shela, Chella and Chell. Other similar baby names are Caela, Cela, Chelsa and Chels.


Chela is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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