• 478 Chau
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Chau

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Notable Persons With the Name Chau

Chau Giang is a poker player.


Chau Hoi Wah is a noteworthy somebody. Chau was given the name 周凱華 .


Chau Nguyen is a leading somebody. Chau was born in 1973. Chau is also known as Chau Nguyen Todd.


Châu Lê Phước Vĩnh is a soccer player for the SHB Đà Nẵng F.C., Vietnam national under-23 football team, and Vietnam national football team. Châu was born on June 22nd, 1985 in Da Nang.


Châu Phong Hòa is a soccer player for the Becamex Bình Dương F.C., Đồng Tháp FC, Vissai Ninh BìnhF.C., Vietnam national under-19 football team, Vietnam national under-23 football team, and Vietnam national football team. Châu was born on August 14th, 1985 in Đồng Tháp Province.


Châu Văn Tiếp was a famed human. Their military service ended in 1773. Châu was born in 1738 in Phú Yên Province. They died in 1784.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Chau

Osric Chau is an actor, stunt performer, martial artist, cosplayer, chinese martial arts, and cosplay. He was most prominent from 2002 to present. Osric was born on July 20th, 1986 in Vancouver. Osric is also known as 周逸之.


Ngô Bảo Châu is a notable person in the field of mathematics. Ngô was born on June 28th, 1972 in Hanoi.


François Chau is an actor. He has been prominent since 1985. François was born on October 26th, 1959 in Phnom Penh.


Chrissie Chau is a leading somebody. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Chrissie was born on May 22nd, 1985 in Chaozhou.


Wakin Chau is a mandopop and cantopop actor. He was most prominent from 1985 to present. Wakin is also known as Emil Chau, Zhou Huajian, and Chow Wah-Kin.


Pakho Chau is a cantopop, pop music, and rock music singing, songwriter, actor, and model (people). He plays Piano, Guitar, and Vocals. His career lasted from 2007 to 2007. Pakho was born on November 12th, 1984 in Hong Kong.


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Popularity of Chau as a last name

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Common last names for Chau

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Wong
  • Huynh
  • Lee
  • Ly
  • Le
  • Do
  • Lam
  • Hoang

Common first names for Chau

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chau U.S.
  White 1.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chau

People with the last name Chau are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Chau

  • How Popular is the name Chau? Chau is the 16,192nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Chau was the 2,181st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chau have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 478 babies born with the first name Chau in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chau to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chau? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chau first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chau is Wednesday, August 20th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Chau born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chau was in 1980 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Chau Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chau is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Chau: Your name in reverse order is Uahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uhac. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chau? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 16,667 people with the last name Chau.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chau? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Chau as their last name.

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What does the name Chau mean?

Cis for complete, nothing further needed here.

His for handy, the helpful you.

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Uis for upstanding, your inner-self.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.