What does Chase mean?
Chase /cha-se/ as a boys' name is pronounced chayce. It is of English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Chase is "huntsman". Surname, and originally a nickname for a huntsman. Painter William Merritt Chase.
How popular is Chase?
Chase is a very popular first name for men (#542 out of 1220, Top 44%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#606 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Chase for boys. Chase entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #61 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #78 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Chace (#983 a year ago) is the only other popular varying form of Chase (#78 a year ago). Adoption of these relations of Chase reached its highest about a decade ago (usage of 0.706%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.47%, down 33%), with the version Chace becoming less fashionable. Chase is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation.
Thinking of names?
Chase▲ is alike in pronunciation to Chas▼, Chaz▼, Chazz, Chess and Shays. Other suggested similar baby names are Blase, Boase, Cabe, Cace, Cade▲, Cahane, Caje, Cale▼, Case▲, Casey▼, Cash▲, Cass, Chad▼, Chadd, Chai, Chaim, Champ, Chan, Chance▲, Chand, Chane, Chaney, Chang, Chann, Channe, Chano, Chanse, Chany, Chanze, Chap, Chaps, Chayne, Chayo, Che, Clare▼, Clause, Crane and Jase▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chase.