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What does Chainey mean?

Chainey Pronunciation of Chainey [chainey] as a name for girls. The name Chainey means "candle maker". Chainey is a version of Chaney (Middle English, Old French): variant of Chandler.

Associated with: candle (fire).


Chainey has 1 variant: Chayney.

Creative forms:
(female) Chaina, Chaiona, ..

(male) Chaice, Chaider, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chainey Siya (C.S.), ..

How popular is Chainey?

Chainey is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#68973 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent alternative form of Chainey (outside Top 2000) is Chaney. Adoption of this relation of Chainey was more pronounced among parents a century ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chaney in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chainey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chainey is alike in pronunciation to Chaanah, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanee, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Chaniya, Channa, Channah, Chanya, Chenay, China, Shaina, Shainah, Shanay, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shannea, Shaunee, Shawnee and Shawney. Other suggested similar names are Briney, Cailey, Cain, Caisee, Caisey, Caitey, Caley, Carey, Ceciley, Chandy, Chanel, Chanell, Chantay, Chantel, Chantey, Chappel, Charamy, Charitey (see Charity), Charle, Charlea, Charley, Charty, Chasity, Chassey, Chastney, Chauntel, Chelsey, Chesnea, Chesney, Chrissy, Chyanne, Ciline, Cinny, Clairey, Clairy, Clarey, Claudey, Coline, Conney, Cyanea, Daisey, Daney, Danney, Evadney, Lainey, Laney, Maicey, Rainey, Saidey, Shaine and Shantey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chainey.

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