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240k
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since 1880

Chad

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the Warrior's Town
  • #305 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Chad" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
191411011
1915505
191713013
191811011
191910010
192010010
1921808
192215015
192310010
192414014
192510010
1926707
192710010
1928808
192911011
1930808
193113013
193217017
193310010
193415015
193522022
193618018
193715015
193818018
193921021
194023023
194126026
194241041
194339039
194436036
194540040
194657057
194778078
194855055
194956056
195066066
195195095
19521180118
19531510151
19542030203
19552350235
19562230223
19572500250
19582500250
19592470247
19602560256
19613640364
19624650465
19636510651
19648790879
19651,17801,178
19662,20982,201
19672,957112,946
19682,933132,920
19694,079184,061#70 boy name
19706,668256,643#51 boy name
197112,1865112,135#29 boy name
197213,4504913,401#25 boy name
197312,9506712,883#25 boy name
197412,8656412,801#26 boy name
197512,9126312,849#27 boy name
197611,8446911,775#29 boy name
197710,8945610,838#34 boy name
197810,1836410,119#35 boy name
197910,2115610,155#38 boy name
198010,1833510,148#39 boy name
19818,459498,410#47 boy name
19827,959517,908#48 boy name
19837,431477,384#49 boy name
19847,100377,063#51 boy name
19856,517506,467#57 boy name
19866,058336,025#59 boy name
19875,663395,624#63 boy name
19885,323285,295#65 boy name
19894,733114,722#74 boy name
19904,35564,349#85 boy name
19913,59183,583
19923,36483,356
19933,14303,143
19942,73772,730
19952,43852,433
19962,17252,167
19971,95201,952
19981,80801,808
19991,58401,584
20001,45201,452
20011,07901,079
20029280928
20038600860
20048346828
20057660766
20067980798
20076570657
20086120612
20095260526
20104610461
20114370437
20124340434
20133580358
20143440344

Want to know about the populiarty of Chad? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 239,849 babies born with the name Chad in the United States. That's more than enough Chads to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Chad" was in 1972 with a total of 13,401 babies. (That's a lot of baby Chads)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chad" ranks #27 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 67 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 10,183 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Chad" mean? The list below shows the origins of Chad as well as things modernly associated with the name Chad such as celebrities named Chad.

English

Origin and Meaning of Chad

The name "Chad" is of English origin, and it means "From the Warrior's Town". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Chad Michael Murray

Chad Michael Murray is an actor, model, spokesperson, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Chad was born in 1981 as Chad Michael Murray in Buffalo, New York, U.S.

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Chad Kroeger

Chad Kroeger is a musician, producer, and entrepreneur specializing in post-grunge, hard rock, heavy metal, and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Chad was born in 1974 as Chad Robert Turton-Kroeger in Hanna, Alberta, Canada.

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Chad Lowe

Chad Lowe is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Chad was born in 1968 as Charles Davis Lowe II in Dayton, Ohio, U.S.

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Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson is a cfl player. Chad was born in 1978 in Miami, Florida.

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Pimp C

Pimp C is a rapper, singer, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to 2007. Pimp was born in 1973 as Chad Lamont Butler in Port Arthur, Texas, U.S.

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Chad Ochocinco

Chad Ochocinco is a cfl player. Chad was born in 1978 in Miami, Florida.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Your name in reverse order is "Dahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cdah". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Chad born Jan 30, 1945

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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