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Chad meaning and name origin

Chad \chad\ as a boy's name is pronounced chad. It is of Old English origin. Modern spelling of the medieval given name Ceadda, borne by a seventh-century saint who was Archbishop of York. Also a short form of various surnames. Actors Chad Everett, Chad Lowe; football players Chad Morton, Chad Pennington.

Chad has 5 variant forms: Chaddie, Chadd, Chadric, Chadrick and Chadwick.

For more information, see also the related name Charles.

Chad is also pronounced similarly to Shad, Shadd and Shade. Other suggested similar baby names are Cade, Ced, Chai, Chan, Chand, Chap, Chas, Chaz, Chet, Cid, Cyd, Ohad and Thad.

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Popularity of Chad

Chad is a very popular first name for males (#121 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#47970 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Chad name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Chad with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Chad name in U.S.
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