What does Chaunce mean?
Chaunce [chaunce] as a boys' name is of Middle English derivation, and the name Chaunce means "good fortune; office holder". Chaunce is an alternate form, with the suffix -unce, of Chance (Middle English): surname. Chaunce is also a derivative of Chancellor (French, Middle English).
Associated with: good.
(male) Chaunan, Chaunro, ..
(female) Chaunne, Chaunwen, ..
How popular is Chaunce?
Chaunce is an uncommon first name for males. Chaunce is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the ranking of the boy name Chaunce and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Chaunce (outside Top 2000) are Chance (#250 via latest list), Chancellor (#1773), Chauncy, Chauncey, Chanse and Chantz. Usage of these relations of Chaunce was widespread 2 decades ago (median #1364) and is somewhat less today (#1670, ▼40%), with the version Chauncey falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Cace, Cahane, Caine, Canice, Carne, Cayce, Chace, Chaddie, Chalney (see Chaney), Chan, Chanan, Chancey, Chand, Chane, Chaney, Chang, Chaniel, Chann, Channe, Channoch (see Chanoch), Channon, Chano, Chanoch, Chanok, Chany, Chanyel, Charlie▼, Chase▲, Chaunsey, Chaunsy (see Chauncey), Chawncey (see Chauncey), Chayce, Chayne, Chayse, Chesnie, Cheyne, Chuck▼, Clancey, Clancy, Clarance▼, Clarence▼, Claude▼, Clause, Craine, Crane, Crayne, Lance▼, Launce, Rance, Vance and Yance. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chaunce.See names in meaning and etymology.