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What does Champ mean?

Champ Pronunciation of Champ [champ] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Champ is "warrior". Short form of Champion. Also in Cryptozoology, the name given to the legendary lake monster (also known as Tatoskok) which supposedly lives in Lake Champlain, between the US and Canada.

Associated with: warrior, legendary (mythology), lake (river).


1 related form via Champion: Champeon.

Creative forms:
(male) Ceamp, Coamp, ..

(female) Chaia, Chama, ..

Middle name pairings:
Champ Gavriel (C.G.), ..

How popular is Champ?

Champ is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#10394 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Champ reached its apex position of #1366 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Champ name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cam, Cap, Capp, Chace, Chad, Chadd, Chai, Chaim, Chan, Chand, Chane, Chang, Chann, Chano, Chany, Chap, Chappy, Chaps, Chas, Chase, Chayo, Chaz, Chazz, Chip and Cram. These names tend to be more commonly used than Champ.

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