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Boy Names Starting with Ch-

Ch- baby names and what they mean, with 73 results. Ch- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these boy names was at its apex 45 years ago (adoption of 5%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 1.9%, down 62%), with names such as Charley going out of style. Chaim (#726), Chevy (#982) and Chase (#74) are three of the more chic birth names among these, while Chaves (top 3%) and Chew (3%) are familiar Ch- last names. Here is the list of Ch- names for girls.

Ch- names

Chad - Channing | Chano - Che | Che - Chiko | Chilton - Churchill

Chad - Channing

Chad and variantsChad, var. Chaddie, Chadd, Chadric, Chadrick, Chadwick1
Root fr. Old English language. Modern spelling of the medieval given .. Chad (cf. Croad, Ahad) is a popular -ad suffix last name.

Chadwick and variantsChadwick2, var. Chadwyck
Origin fr. Old English element. "Dairy farm of Ceadda." Adoption of Chadwyck and forms soared in the 1970s, but now, Chadwick has fallen out of fashion.

Chai
Based on Hebrew word. "Living, vital." Compare surnames Chad (upper 28%), Chay (21%). See also Chaz.

Chaim and variantsChaim, var. Chayim, Chayyim
Root fr. Hebrew element. "Life." Chaim has gained in popularity as a boys' name since 1880-1889.

Chairo, var. Chiro
Origin fr. Spanish, Greek languages. "Sacred name." Chaidro and Churro are creative forms.

Chalkley, var. Chalklea, Chalklie
Origin fr. Old English language. "Chalk meadow." Unique, with the favored androgynous -ley ending for Chalkley, like Cranley.

Chalmers and variantsChalmers, var. Chalmer, Chambers1
Based on Old French. "Servant of the chambers." Chalmers, Chalmer and Chambers are rarely found as masculine names.

Chamberlain, var. Chambellan, Chamberlin, Chambers2
Derivative of Middle English language. "Chief officer of the household." Not in popularity charts.

ChampChamp1
Derivative of Middle English element. "Warrior." Less widespread today. Champ was last found in the 1910s in the Top 2000. See also Chap.

Champion, var. Champ2, Champeon
Origin fr. Middle English. "Warrior." Champeon and Champion are more exclusive as boys' names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ch- names: Chad, Chadd, Chadrick, Chadwick, Chaim

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ch- names: Chalmer, Chalmers, Champ, Chance, Chancellor

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ch- names: Chancelor, Chandler, Channing, Chanse, Chantz

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ch- names: Chauncey, Chauncy

Chan
Source fr. Spanish, Hebrew languages. "God is gracious." Chan is not in the Top 2000. See also Cahane.

Chanan
Derivative of Hebrew element. "God was compassionate." Chanan is not a Top 2000 name. See also Channon.

Chance and variantsChance1, var. Chanse, Chantz, Chanze, Chaunce1, Chauncy, Chauncey, Choncey
Origin fr. Middle English word. "Good fortune." Chance and variants became less trendy in 2015, dropping on average -7 rankings as children's names with Chauncey leading the decline.

Chancellor and variantsChancellor, var. Chance2, Chancelor, Chansellor, Chaunce2
From French, Middle English elements. "Office holder." Chancellor and Chance were among 2015's Top names.

Chand, var. Chandak, Chandan
Source fr. Hindi, Sanskrit. "Moon, light." Chanz is a marginally prominent kid's name.

ChandlerChandler
From Middle English, Old French. "Candle maker and seller." Also a girls' name. Chandler became less popular in 2015, dropping -3 rankings as a baby name to reach #423.

Chaney, var. Chalney, Chany, Cheney
Derivative of French word. "Oak tree." Rare. Chaney, Chalney, Cheney (compare Coney, Claney) use the common -ney suffix.

Chang
From Chinese. "Smooth, free, unhindered." Not in popularity charts. See also Chanok.

Chaniel, var. Chanyel
Source fr. Hebrew language. "Grace of God." Rare, with the androgynous -el ending for Chaniel, Chanyel, like Cornel.

Channing and variantsChanning, var. Chann, Channe, Channon
Based on English, Old French. "Young wolf; official of the church." Channing and variants became less popular in 2015, falling -95 positions as birth names with Channing dropping the most.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ch- names for boys.

1. Chad - Channing
Chad [Chadd, Chadric, Chadrick, Chadwick, ..], Chadwick [Chadwyck], Chai, Chaim [Chayim, Chayyim], Chairo [Chiro], Chalkley [Chalklea, Chalklie], Chalmers [Chalmer, Chambers], Chamberlain [Chambers, Chambellan, Chamberlin], Champ, Champion [Champ, Champeon], Chan, Chanan, Chance [Chaunce, Chauncy, Choncey, Chauncey, ..], Chancellor [Chance, Chaunce, Chancelor, Chansellor], Chand [Chandak, Chandan], Chandler, Chaney [Chany, Cheney, Chalney], Chang, Chaniel [Chanyel], Channing [Chann, Channe, Channon]


Chano, Enoch [Chanoch], Chanoch [Chanok, Channoch], Chantrey [Chantry], Chaparral [Chaparall], Chaplin [Chaplain, Chaplinn, Chappelin], Chapman [Chap, Chappy], Chappel [Chaps, Chappell], Charles [Chaz, Chip, Chuck, Chick, ..], Charlie [Charly], Carlton [Charlton], Charlton [Charleton, Charleston], Carpenter [Charpentier], Charro, Chase [Chace, Chasen, Chayce, Chayse], Chauncey [Chauncy, Chaunsy, Chawncey, Chaunsey, ..], Chaviv, Chayo, Chaz [Chas, Chazz], Che


Joseph [Che], Cherokee, Cherut [Cheroot], Chesley [Chesly, Cheslee, Cheslie, Chesleigh, ..], Chesney [Cheny, Chesny, Cheney, Chesnie], Chessie, Chester [Chet, Chess, Cheston], Rochester [Chet, Chester], Chetwin [Chetwen, Chetwyn, Chetwynd, Chetwynn], Chevalier [Chevy], Chevron, Chevy [Cheval, Chevall, Chevalier], Cheyenne [Chayan, Chayann], Cheyne [Chane, Chaney, Chayne, Cheney], Cesar [Chezare], Chick [Chic, Chik], Francis [Chico], Chico, Francisco [Chico], Chiko


Chilton [Chill, Chelton], Chino, Chip [Chipper], Choni, Koresh [Choresh], Chris [Chriss], Christian [Christo, Christy, Christie, Christos, ..], Christie [Christy], Christmas, Christopher [Christos, Christoph, Christophe, Christophoros, ..], Cristian [Chrystian], Chuck [Chuckie], Churchill [Churchil]

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