What does Chase mean?
Chase /cha-se/ [1 syll.] 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. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity 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 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Chace (#983 a year ago) is the only other popular varying form of Chase (#78 a year ago). Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in the year 2009 (usage of 0.7055%) and has become much less since (usage 0.4695%, down 33.5%), with the version Chace becoming less fashionable. Chase (#78) is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Chase and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Chase▲ is alike in pronunciation 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.