Meaning and name origin
Chase \ch(a)-se\ as a boy's 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.
Chase is a very popular first name for males (#542 out of 1220, Top 44%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#508 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Chase for boys. Chase reached its highest rank of #61 in the U.S. in 2009 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Chase and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Chase (#78) and Chace (#983). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Chase▲ is also pronounced similarly to Chas▼, Chaz▼, Chazz and Chess. Other suggested similar baby names are Cace, Caje, Case▲, Casey▼, Cash▲, Cass, Chane and Chanse. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chase.