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Meaning and name origin

Chance \ch(an)-ce\ as a boy's name is pronounced chans. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Chance is "good fortune". Surname. Also variant of Chauncey (CHAWN-see) from the French "chancellor".


Variations

Chance has 7 variant forms: Chanse, Chantz, Chanze, Chaunce, Chauncey, Chauncy and Choncey.

For more information, see also the related boy name Chancellor.


Popularity

Chance is a somewhat popular first name for males (#842 out of 1220, Top 69%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#2290 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Chance for boys (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Chance and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Chance (#248) and Chauncey. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chance, Chauncey in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Canice, Chace, Chancey, Chane, Chang, Channe, Chanoch, Chanok, Chawncey and Chayce. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chance.

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