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Chaney (boy)

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What does Chaney mean?

Chaney /cha-ney/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Chaney) is of French origin, and the meaning of Chaney is "oak tree". Actor Lon Chaney.

Variations

Chaney has 3 variants: Chalney, Chany and Cheney.

Related boy name: Cheyne.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Chaan, Chaian, ..

(female) Chaana, Chain, ..

How popular is Chaney?

Chaney is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#979 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Cheyne is the only prominent related form of Chaney (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Chaney was at its most widespread 2 decades ago (#1362). Below is a charted comparison of the history of the boy name Chaney and related names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cheyne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE CHANEY

Chaney is pronounced similarly to Chano, Cheny, Chino, Shani, Shawnee and Shawney. Other suggested similar names are Blaney, Cacey, Cahan, Cahane, Caine, Caley, Canbey (see Canby), Canby, Carey, Carney, Casey, Chace, Chaim, Chan, Chanan, Chance, Chancey, Chand, Chane, Chang, Chaniel, Chann, Channe, Chanok, Chanse, Chantrey, Chantry, Chantz, Chanyel, Chanze, Chappy, Charley, Charly, Chase, Chasen, Chauncey, Chauncy, Chaunsey, Chaunsy (see Chauncey), Chawncey (see Chauncey), Chayan, Chayim, Chayne, Chesney, Choncey, Choni, Cian, Clancey, Clancy, Claney, Clarey, Coney, Conwy, Corney, Coyne, Crane, Cranley, Cranly (see Cranley), Cydney, Shandey (see Shandy), Shandy, Shane, Shanen, Shanley, Thandey, Thandy and Thane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chaney.


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