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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Chaney

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Oak-hearted
  • #7400 All Time
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How popular is the name "Chaney" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 5 5 0
1887 6 6 0
1888 8 8 0
1890 5 5 0
1895 6 6 0
1896 5 5 0
1900 6 6 0
1902 5 5 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 6 6 0
1905 9 9 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 8 8 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 18 9 9
1916 7 7 0
1918 5 5 0
1920 7 7 0
1921 9 9 0
1924 11 6 5
1930 7 7 0
1942 7 7 0
1946 7 7 0
1950 7 7 0
1951 5 0 5
1957 5 5 0
1958 6 6 0
1966 11 5 6
1967 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 9 9 0
1972 15 6 9
1973 8 8 0
1974 18 7 11
1975 15 9 6
1976 11 5 6
1977 24 12 12
1978 17 10 7
1979 24 13 11
1980 25 20 5
1981 22 17 5
1982 19 13 6
1983 10 10 0
1984 17 11 6
1985 20 11 9
1986 25 18 7
1987 22 16 6
1988 27 16 11
1989 27 19 8
1990 38 27 11
1991 55 37 18
1992 49 31 18
1993 43 33 10
1994 44 28 16
1995 40 28 12
1996 47 39 8
1997 43 28 15
1998 65 42 23
1999 43 31 12
2000 62 51 11
2001 72 53 19
2002 45 33 12
2003 77 57 20
2004 46 38 8
2005 46 36 10
2006 39 28 11
2007 28 22 6
2008 17 17 0
2009 30 25 5
2010 21 16 5
2011 24 18 6
2012 16 16 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 15 15 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Chaney? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,612 babies born with the name Chaney in the United States. That's more than enough Chaneies to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Chaney" was in 2003 with a total of 57 babies.

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chaney" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of only 40 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Chaney popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

French

Origin and Meaning of Chaney

The name "Chaney" is of French origin, and it means "Oak-hearted". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Chaney Kley

Chaney Kley is an actor. Chaney was born in 1972 as Chaney Kley Minnis in Manassas, Virginia, USA.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yenahc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hecnya". 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 Chaney born Jun 5, 2002

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 Romania approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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