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What does Chambers mean?

Chambers Pronunciation of Chambers [cham-bers] as a boys' name has its roots in Old French and Middle English, and the name Chambers means "servant of the chambers; chief officer of the household". Chambers is a variant form of Chalmers (Old French): Scottish occupational name. Chambers is also a variation of Chamberlain (Middle English).

Associated with: servant, chief (leader), household.


2 alternative forms via Chalmers, Chamberlain: Chalmer and Chamberlin.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Chambers Misael (C.M.), ..

How popular is Chambers?

Chambers is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#305 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Chambers (outside Top 2000) are Chalmers and Chalmer. These relations of Chambers reached the height of their popularity in the 1910s (adoption of 0.01%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chalmer, Chalmers in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cabe, Cabell, Cadbee, Cadbey (see Cadby), Caerd, Calbert, Calder, Calvert, Camaeron, Camden, Cameron, Campbel, Campbell, Camren, Camry, Canbey (see Canby), Carter, Carver, Casper, Caster, Chace, Chairo, Chalney (see Chaney), Chambellan, Champ, Champeon, Champion, Chance, Chancey, Chandler, Chane, Chaney, Chaniel, Channe, Chanse, Chantry, Chanyel, Chanze, Chappel, Chappell, Chaps, Charles, Charley, Charls, Charro, Chas, Chase, Chasen, Chayce, Chayne, Chayse, Chess, Chester, Chipper, Claes, Claiborn, Clarens, Clayborn, Clayburn, Clemens, Colbert, Cramer, Crothers, Culbert, Cuthbert, Lambert, Landers, Robers, Sanders, Sayers, Shameer, Somers, Sommers and Travers. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chambers.

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