What does Chuck mean?
Chuck /chuck/ as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Chuck is "free man".
Pet form of Charles. 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.
Associated with: pioneer (leader).
Chuck▼ has 1 variant: Chuckie.Kreatif forms:
(male) Cauck, Chauck, ..
(female) Chuce, Chuche, ..
How popular is Chuck?
Chuck is a very popular first name for males (#547 out of 1220, Top 45%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#24873 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Chuck for boys. Chuck was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #282 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the history of the boy name Chuck and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Chuck are Chad (#703 from recent data), Charles (#51), Chas, Chaz (#1440), Chip and Chuckie. These relations of Chuck were at the top of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 4.3%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.41%, 91% less), with versions like Charles becoming less fashionable.