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Meaning and name origin

Chaney \ch(a)-ney\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Chaney), is of French origin, and the meaning of Chaney is "oak tree". Actor Lon Chaney.


Chaney has 3 variant forms: Chalney, Chany and Cheney.

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


Chaney is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#887 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Chaney for boys. Chaney has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Chaney is also pronounced similarly to Chano, Cheny and Shawney. Other suggested similar baby names are Cahane, Chan, Chancey, Chane, Chann, Channe, Chayne, Claney and Coney. Like Chaney, these names are not commonly used.