Meaning and name origin
Chuck \ch(u)-ck\ as a boy's name. Pet form of Charles (Old German) "free man". Originally a nickname from a term for endearment (from Middle English "chukken", meaning "to chuck"). Cartoon director Chuck Jones; musician Chuck Mangione; aviation pioneer Colonel Chuck Yaeger.
Chuck▼ has 1 variant form: Chuckie.
Chuck is a very popular first name for males (#547 out of 1220, Top 45%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#26719 out of 88799, Top 30%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Chuck for boys. Chuck reached its highest rank of #306 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Chuck and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Charles (#51) and Chuck. (2014 statistics).