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pinWhat does Chuck mean?

Chuck /chuck/ [1 syll.] 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.


Chuck has 1 variant: Chuckie.

Chuck has 26 more relations via Charles: Carel, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Caryl, Chad, Charleson, Charley, Charlie, Charlot, Charls, Charlton, Charly, Chas, Chaz, Chick, Chip, Karel, Karl, Karol, Karolek, Karolik and Karoly.

Kreatif forms: Cachuck, Chuckca, Chuckme. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Chuck for boys. Chuck was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #306 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Chuck and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Chuck are Carl (#613 last year), Carlo, Carlos (#117), Carrol, Carroll, Cary, Chad (#703), Charles (#51), Charley, Charlie (#225), Chas, Chaz, Chip and Karl. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5149%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.2194%, 57.4% less), with versions like Carl, Carlo, Chad, Chaz and Karl falling out of fashion. Carlos (#117) and Charlie (#225) are two of the more trendy names for newborns here, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for Charlie. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chuck, Carl, Carlo, Carlos, Carrol in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carroll, Cary, Chad, Charles, Charley in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charlie, Chas, Chaz, Chip, Karl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carl, Charles, Charlie, Karl outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Chuck is alike in pronunciation to Chic and Chik. Other suggested similar baby names are Chace and Chico. These names tend to be less frequently used than Chuck.