What does Chaunce mean?
Chaunce /chaun-ce/ 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).
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. 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 2 years ago) and Chauncey. Adoption of these relations of Chaunce was widespread in 1997 (average #556) and is almost as conventional today (#624, ▼15.2%), but with the version Chauncey becoming less fashionable. Chance is more familiar than the rest. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)