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What does Chaparral mean?

Chaparral Pronunciation of Chaparral [chap-ar-ral] as a boys' name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Chaparral is "dwarf oak". Chaparral is the term used to describe various types of low-growing ground covers such as the mesquite found in the southwestern America. The name thus has associations with wide, open spaces.

Associated with: oak (tree), low (little).


Chaparral has 1 variant: Chaparall.

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Middle name pairings:
Chaparral Keaton (C.K.), ..

How popular is Chaparral?

Chaparral is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Chaparral is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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

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Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Carrol, Chapman, Chappel, Chappell, Charro and Darral. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chaparral.

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