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10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Chauncey

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2k Chancey (English)
101 Chaunce (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 32 0 32
1881 26 0 26
1882 17 0 17
1883 30 0 30
1884 21 0 21
1885 25 0 25
1886 21 0 21
1887 28 0 28
1888 24 0 24
1889 29 0 29
1890 37 0 37
1891 27 0 27
1892 38 0 38
1893 23 0 23
1894 28 0 28
1895 29 0 29
1896 20 0 20
1897 20 0 20
1898 21 0 21
1899 18 0 18
1900 22 0 22
1901 12 0 12
1902 22 0 22
1903 23 0 23
1904 22 0 22
1905 17 0 17
1906 17 0 17
1907 14 0 14
1908 13 0 13
1909 16 0 16
1910 32 0 32
1911 17 0 17
1912 44 0 44
1913 42 0 42
1914 55 0 55
1915 70 0 70
1916 68 0 68
1917 82 6 76
1918 76 0 76
1919 68 0 68
1920 73 0 73
1921 84 0 84
1922 83 0 83
1923 68 0 68
1924 67 0 67
1925 65 0 65
1926 69 0 69
1927 63 0 63
1928 59 0 59
1929 51 0 51
1930 63 0 63
1931 55 0 55
1932 65 0 65
1933 49 0 49
1934 38 0 38
1935 52 0 52
1936 46 0 46
1937 42 0 42
1938 45 0 45
1939 37 0 37
1940 30 0 30
1941 38 0 38
1942 51 0 51
1943 29 0 29
1944 33 0 33
1945 40 0 40
1946 41 0 41
1947 43 0 43
1948 43 0 43
1949 45 0 45
1950 48 0 48
1951 67 0 67
1952 54 5 49
1953 59 0 59
1954 71 0 71
1955 69 0 69
1956 51 0 51
1957 70 5 65
1958 77 6 71
1959 61 0 61
1960 60 0 60
1961 82 0 82
1962 82 5 77
1963 83 0 83
1964 75 0 75
1965 62 0 62
1966 83 5 78
1967 70 6 64
1968 87 0 87
1969 76 6 70
1970 107 9 98
1971 81 5 76
1972 89 7 82
1973 101 7 94
1974 122 9 113
1975 130 10 120
1976 92 9 83
1977 122 11 111
1978 171 13 158
1979 161 10 151
1980 171 13 158
1981 189 15 174
1982 181 22 159
1983 152 10 142
1984 163 16 147
1985 141 16 125
1986 147 19 128
1987 139 15 124
1988 140 18 122
1989 154 23 131
1990 144 25 119
1991 115 16 99
1992 134 26 108
1993 108 17 91
1994 135 23 112
1995 118 5 113
1996 126 10 116
1997 159 12 147
1998 159 12 147
1999 114 7 107
2000 107 0 107
2001 114 12 102
2002 87 7 80
2003 105 6 99
2004 132 9 123
2005 122 0 122
2006 109 0 109
2007 116 5 111
2008 116 5 111
2009 95 0 95
2010 83 0 83
2011 89 0 89
2012 66 0 66
2013 70 5 65
2014 79 5 74
2015 55 0 55

Fun Facts about the name Chauncey

  • How many people with the first name Chauncey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,810 babies born with the first name Chauncey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chauncey to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chauncey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 32 new born babies.
  • When was Chauncey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chauncey is Thursday, July 26th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Chauncey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chauncey was in 1981 with a total of 174 babies.
  • Random Chauncey Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chauncey is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Chauncey: Your name in reverse order is Yecnuahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acunceyh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chauncey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,359 people with the last name Chauncey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chauncey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chauncey as their last name since less than 1 person in 217k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Chauncey as a first name

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Popularity of Chauncey as a last name

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Common last names for Chauncey

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Wright
  • Depew
  • Walker
  • Thompson
  • Young
  • Scott

Common first names for Chauncey

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chauncey U.S.
  White 89.26% 64.26%
  African American 6.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chauncey

People with the last name Chauncey are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Chauncey

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

  1. An American surname​, of Norman origin from a place name in France.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.

Chauncey Billups

Chauncey Billups is a basketball biography. Chauncey was born in 1976 in Denver, Colorado.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Chauncey

Chauncey Conference Center Princeton
Chauncey Devega
Chauncey Leopardi
Chauncey Gardner
Chauncey Pittman
Chauncey Stokes
Chauncey Gardiner
Chauncey Mayfield
Chauncey Parker

What does the name Chauncey mean?

Cis for casual, no pretension here.

His for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Ais for accomplished, in all that you do.

Uis for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

Nis for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Cis for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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