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pinWhat does Chaunce mean?

Chaunce /chaun-ce/ [1 syll.] 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).


Chaunce has 2 variants: Chanse and Chantz.

Chaunce has 6 more different relations via Chance, Chancellor: Chancelor, Chansellor, Chanze, Chauncey, Chauncy and Choncey.

Kreatif forms: Chaunca, Chaunco, Chaunge. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Chaunce and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Chaunce (outside Top 1000) are Chance (#248 a year ago) and Chauncey. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in 1997 (usage of 0.4435%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.376%, 15.2%), with the version Chauncey becoming less fashionable. Chance (#248) is the most fashionable boy name here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chance, Chauncey in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chaunce and related baby names outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Chancey, Chaunsey, Chaunsy and Chawncey. Like Chaunce, these names are not frequently used.