Meaning and name origin
Chaunce \cha(un)-ce\ as a boy's name is of Middle English and French origin, and the meaning of Chaunce is "good fortune; office holder". Chaunce is a variant of Chance (Middle English): surname. Also a variant of Chancellor (French, Middle English): occupational name, surname and title of high office, as in the Lord Chancellor of England or the chancellor of a university.
Chaunce is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Chaunce and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Chance (#248). (2014 statistics).