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pinWhat does Chauncey mean?

Chauncey /chaun-cey/ as a boys' name is pronounced CHAWN-see. It is of Middle English origin. American coinage from a New England surname found in the Middle Ages. Also possibly short form of Chancellor, meaning "office holder".


Chauncey has 6 variants: Chance, Chancey, Chauncy, Chaunsey, Chaunsy and Chawncey.

Chauncey has 1 more related form via Chancellor: Chaunce.

Kreatif forms: Chaunchey, Chaunley, Ciancey. [more]

pinHow popular is Chauncey?

Chauncey is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#942 out of 1220, Top 77%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#18701 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Chauncey for boys. Chauncey was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #343 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chauncey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chauncey outside U.S.

Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the boy name Chauncey and associated names. Chance (#248 from recent data) is the only other prominent related form of Chauncey appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Chauncey was at its apex 17 (adoption of 0.44%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.38%, 15%), but with the form Chauncey becoming somewhat outmoded. Chance is the most chic baby name in this compilation.

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

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

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Chauncey is pronounced similarly to Choncey. Other suggested similar baby names are Cacey, Canbey, Canice, Carney, Caycey, Chace, Chalkley, Chalney, Chane, Chaney, Chang, Chaniel, Channe, Channoch, Chanoch, Chanok, Chanse, Chantrey, Chantry, Chany, Chanyel, Chanze, Charley, Chayce, Chayne, Cheney, Chesney, Clancey, Clancy, Claney, Cranley, Launce, Shandey, Shanley, Shannley, Shawney, Thandey and Yancey. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chauncey.