What does Chevalier mean?
Chevalier [cheva-lier] as a boys' name is of French origin, and the meaning of Chevalier is "horseman; knight". A chevalier is a member of certain male orders of knighthood or merit, such as the Legion of Honor in France.
Chevalier has 1 variant: Chevy▲.Creative forms:
(female) Middle name pairings:
Chevalier Kanon (C.K.), ..
How popular is Chevalier?
Chevalier is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5426 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Chevy (#982 via latest list) is the only prominent variation form of Chevalier (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Chevalier was more pronounced 1 year ago (#903) and is almost as conventional today (#982, 11% less usage). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Calder, Chalklie (see Chalkley), Chalmer, Chalmers, Chalney (see Chaney), Chandler▼, Chaniel, Charlie▼, Cheslea (see Chesley), Cheslee, Chesley, Cheslie, Chesnie, Chessie, Chester▼, Cheval, Chevall, Chezare, Cleander, Colier, Collier, Helier, Levander and Wheeler. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chevalier.See names in meaning and etymology.