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Meaning and name origin

China \ch(i)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced CHY-nah. It is of Chinese origin. Geography name. The country got its name from the Qin dynasty that ruled it in the third century BC. Chynna Phillips.


China has 2 variant forms: Chyna and Chynna.


China is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3089 out of 4276, Top 72%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#23942 out of 88799, Top 27%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name China for girls (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of China name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of China outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name China and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Chyna, Chynna and China. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chyna, Chynna, China in U.S.

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

Similar Names

China is also pronounced similarly to Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Channa, Chanya, Chenay, Shaina, Shana, Sheina, Shena, Shiona, Shona and Shuna. Other suggested similar baby names are Cain, Canna, Chiana, Chianna, Chita, Chuma, Ciana and Cima. These names tend to be less commonly used than China.