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Popularity
43k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Chance

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fortune, luck
  • #1058 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1883505
1915505
1922606
1924606
1943505
1944808
1947707
1955505
1956505
1957505
1959707
1960606
1961808
196236036
196352052
196449049
196536036
196651051
19671126106
196863063
19691310131
19701325127
19712036197
19721680168
19731386132
197420015185
197519315178
19761488140
197716210152
197830711296
197928113268
198021912207
198120011189
19821936187
198324111230
198489818880
19856576651
198651912507
198756117544
198863614622
198972817711
199081622794
199178922767
199279220772
199394233909
19941,386391,347
19951,667361,631
19962,293502,243
19971,754411,713
19981,591481,543
19991,560501,510
20001,724311,693
20011,575351,540
20021,477291,448
20031,435441,391
20041,370501,320
20051,309361,273
20061,310421,268
20071,507361,471
20081,427281,399
20091,525151,510
20101,454251,429
20111,652251,627
20121,535301,505
20131,537341,503
20141,535341,501

Want to know about the populiarty of Chance? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43,354 babies born with the name Chance in the United States. That's more than enough Chances to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1883 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Chance" was in 1996 with a total of 2,243 babies. (That's a lot of baby Chances)

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chance" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 27 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 1,667 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Chance" mean?

Chance (English): Fortune, luck

The name "Chance" is of English origin and it means "Fortune, luck". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

H is for hug, give one today!

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Your name in reverse order is "Ecnahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nehcac". 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.

Where is the name Chance popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Chance in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Chance born Dec 1, 1932

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1500. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Chance

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