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What does Chap mean?

Chap Pronunciation of Chap [chap] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Chap is "peddler, trader". Chap is an alternate spelling of Chapman (Old English).

Associated with: old english, peddler (occupational).


1 alternative form via Chapman: Chappy.

Creative forms:
(male) Chaap, Chro, ..

(female) Chapi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chap Juan (C.J.), ..

How popular is Chap?

Chap is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#43232 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Chap has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Chap is pronounced similarly to Chip, Shep and Shepp. Other recommended names are Cahan, Cai, Cal, Cam, Cap, Capp, Caw, Caz, Chace, Chad, Chadd, Chai, Chaim, Champ, Chan, Chand, Chane, Chang, Chann, Chano, Chany, Chaps, Chas, Chase, Chayo, Chaz, Chazz, Che, Chet, Chic, Chik, Cian, Clay, Coop, Cram, Czar, Jaap and Nap. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chap.

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