Meaning and name origin
Chauncy \cha(un)-cy\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Chauncy is "good fortune". Chauncy is a variant of Chance (Middle English): surname. Also a variant of Chauncey (Middle English): American coinage from a New England surname found in the Middle Ages.
Chauncy has 1 variant form: Chaunsy.
Chauncy is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Chauncy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Chance (#248) and Chauncey. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).