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Boy Names Starting with Cha-

Cha- baby names and what they mean, with 41 results. Cha- names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in the 1880s (USAGE OF 5.21%) and has become significantly less since (USAGE 0.82%, DOWN 84.3%), with names like Charlie becoming less trendy. Chaim (#767) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation, while Chadha (TOP 17%) and Chapp (33%) are familiar Cha- surnames. Here is the list of Cha- names for girls.

Cha- names

Chad - Chaniel | Channing - Chayo | Chaz

Chad - Chaniel

Chad and variants

Chad, var. Chadwick1, Chadrick, Chadric, Chadd, Chaddie
Derivative of Old English element. Modern spelling of the medieval given .. Chay is also a slightly prominent baby name.

Chadwick and variants

Chadwick2, var. Chadwyck
Source fr. Old English. "Dairy farm of Ceadda." Common as surnames. Compare Chadwick (TOP 1%), Chadwyck and popular last names Cheplick (TOP 90%), Cassick (56%), with the -ck suffix.

Origin fr. Hebrew. "Living, vital." Chai is rarely adopted as a birth name. See also Chap.

Chaim and variants

Chaim, var. Chayyim, Chayim
Source fr. Hebrew. "Life." Chayim and Chayyim are more unconventional as children's names among the variant forms of Chaim.

Based on Spanish, Greek languages. "Sacred name." Not in popularity charts.

Chalkley, var. Chalklie, Chalklea
Source fr. Old English element. "Chalk meadow." Chalkley, Chalklea and Chalklie are not frequently used as children's names.

Chalmers and variants

Chalmers, var. Chambers1, Chalmer
From Old French element. "Servant of the chambers." Chalmer, Chalmers and Chambers are seldom found as male names.

Chamberlain, var. Chambers2, Chamberlin, Chambellan
Derivative of Middle English element. "Chief officer of the household." Outside Top 2000.


Origin fr. Middle English. "Warrior." Champ is scarcely used as a masculine name, occurring regularly (TOP 7%) as a surname. See also Chap.

Champion, var. Champeon, Champ2
Based on Middle English element. "Warrior." Champion (UPPER 1%) and Champ (7%) appear commonly as last names.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cha- names: Chancelor, Chandler, Chanse, Chantz, Chauncey, Chauncy

Based on Spanish, Hebrew words. "God is gracious." Uncommon as a baby name, but Chan is comparable to the more familiar Chaz. See also Cheny.

Root fr. Hebrew word. "God was compassionate." Chanan is not frequently adopted as a baby name. See also Cannan.

Chance and variants

Chance1, var. Chauncy, Chauncey, Chaunce1, Chanze, Chantz, Chanse
Derivative of Middle English. "Good fortune." Somewhat common as baby names, Chanse, Chance, etc. are comparable to the popular Chase.

Chancellor and variants

Chancellor, var. Chaunce2, Chansellor, Chancelor, Chance2
Root fr. French, Middle English words. "Office holder." Usage of Chansellor and forms was common among parents 2 decades ago and is lower today.

Chand, var. Chandan, Chandak
Based on Hindi, Sanskrit elements. "Moon, light." Chand, Chandak and Chandan are hardly found as male names, and Chand occurs commonly (TOP 8%) as a last name.


Stems fr. Middle English, Old French elements. "Candle maker and seller." Usage of Chandler as a children's name in 2018 was down 2.5% compared to the previous year. Also a girls' name.

Chayne, Chaney1, Chane
Forms of Cheyne. Derivative of French word. "Oak-hearted." Chane, Chaney and Chayne are not Top 2000 names.

Chaney2, var. Chany, Chalney
Source fr. French language. "Oak tree." Compare last names Channey (TOP 54%), Chafey (74%).

Origin fr. Chinese word. "Smooth, free, unhindered." Rare as a boys' name, but Chang is similar to the more conventional Chance. See also Chann.

Chaniel, var. Chanyel
Origin fr. Hebrew word. "Grace of God." Chaniel and Chanyel are not frequently adopted as baby names.