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Popularity
45k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Chance

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fortune, luck
  • #1045 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 0 5
1915 5 0 5
1922 6 0 6
1924 6 0 6
1943 5 0 5
1944 8 0 8
1947 7 0 7
1955 5 0 5
1956 5 0 5
1957 5 0 5
1959 7 0 7
1960 6 0 6
1961 8 0 8
1962 36 0 36
1963 52 0 52
1964 49 0 49
1965 36 0 36
1966 51 0 51
1967 112 6 106
1968 63 0 63
1969 131 0 131
1970 132 5 127
1971 203 6 197
1972 168 0 168
1973 139 6 133
1974 200 15 185
1975 193 15 178
1976 149 8 141
1977 161 10 151
1978 307 11 296
1979 281 13 268
1980 219 12 207
1981 200 11 189
1982 193 6 187
1983 241 11 230
1984 898 18 880
1985 656 6 650
1986 520 12 508
1987 561 17 544
1988 636 14 622
1989 728 17 711
1990 816 22 794
1991 789 22 767
1992 792 20 772
1993 942 33 909
1994 1,386 39 1,347
1995 1,667 36 1,631
1996 2,293 50 2,243
1997 1,754 41 1,713
1998 1,591 48 1,543
1999 1,560 50 1,510
2000 1,724 31 1,693
2001 1,575 35 1,540
2002 1,477 29 1,448
2003 1,435 44 1,391
2004 1,370 50 1,320
2005 1,309 36 1,273
2006 1,311 42 1,269
2007 1,508 37 1,471
2008 1,427 28 1,399
2009 1,526 15 1,511
2010 1,456 25 1,431
2011 1,654 25 1,629
2012 1,538 30 1,508
2013 1,541 34 1,507
2014 1,550 34 1,516
2015 1,472 28 1,444

Want to know about the popularity of the Chance baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,856 babies born with the name Chance in the United States. That's more than enough Chances to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chance" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 49 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 792 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Chance popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Chance

The name "Chance" is of English origin, and it means "Fortune, luck". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Chance

Chance Combs
Chance Sisco
Chance The Rapper
Chance The Rapper Acid Rap
Chance The Rapper New Album
Chance The Rapper Surf
Chance The Rapper Tour
Chance The Rapper Baby Blue
Chance The Rapper Juice
Chance The Rapper Sunday Candy

Alternative Meanings

C is for caring, your finest trait.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

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.

Past life for Chance born Apr 20, 1966

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 Philippines approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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