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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Challe

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Alt. Meaning

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for assertive, a great leader

L is for love, your love of life!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Challe

His military service ended in 1961. Maurice was born on September 5th, 1905 in Le Pontet, Vaucluse. He left this life on January 18th, 1979.


Claude was born in 1945.


William Challee was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1926 to 1979. William was given the name William John Challe on April 6th, 1904 in Chicago. William is also known as William John Challe and Bill Challee. He died on June 10th, 1989.


Charles-Michel-Ange was born in 1718. He died in 1778.


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Popularity of Challe as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Challe U.S.
  White 89.21% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Challe

People with the last name Challe are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Challe

  • How Popular is the name Challe? As a last name Challe was the 123,796th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Challe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Challe is Friday, April 27th, 1951.
  • How unique is the name Challe? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Challe. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Challe: Your name in reverse order is Ellahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alchle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Challe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 139 people with the last name Challe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Challe? Challe is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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