Chee

First Name
534
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chee

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Wiktionary

From Chinook čxi (“straightaway”) + Nootka čokwaa (“come!”).

Notable Persons Named Chee

Chee Soon Juan is a Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party and Singapore Democratic Party. Chee was born on July 20th, 1962.

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Chee was born in Singapore.

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Chee was born in 1970.

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Chee was born on June 4th, 1919 in Marylebone, London, England. Chee is also known as Gibbs and Clifford. He passed away on August 29th, 1994.

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Chee Dodge was an interpreter for the u.s. military and language interpretation. Chee was born in 1860 in Fort Defiance, Arizona. He left this life in 1947.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Chee

Alexander Chee is a writer. Alexander was born in Rhode Island, United States.

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Chan Heng Chee is an academic and diplomat. She holds the title Ambassador of Singapore to the United States. Chan was born on April 19th, 1942.

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Benjamin Chee Chee was a in the field of painting. Benjamin was born on March 26th, 1944 in Temagami. He left this life on March 14th, 1977.

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Callum was born on October 9th, 1997 in Derby, Western Australia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1920 6 0 6
1921 9 0 9
1922 10 0 10
1923 6 0 6
1924 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1929 6 0 6
1931 8 0 8
1932 6 0 6
1933 7 0 7
1936 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1941 6 0 6
1944 5 0 5
1967 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1978 14 9 5
1979 9 9 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 19 14 5
1982 17 8 9
1983 15 7 8
1984 23 9 14
1985 7 0 7
1986 13 13 0
1987 20 11 9
1988 19 8 11
1989 29 17 12
1990 32 18 14
1991 36 14 22
1992 29 19 10
1993 36 18 18
1994 25 5 20
1995 23 8 15
1996 20 8 12
1997 14 5 9
1998 9 0 9
1999 9 0 9
2001 8 0 8

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Popularity of Chee as a first name

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Popularity of Chee as a last name

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Common last names for Chee

  • Wong
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  • Yang
  • Chow
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chee U.S.
  White 3.32% 64.26%
  African American 0.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 35.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 51.40% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chee

People with the last name Chee are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Chee

  • How Popular is the name Chee? Chee is the 15,656th most popular name of all time. As a last name Chee was the 6,784th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chee have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 534 babies born with the first name Chee in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chee 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 Chee? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Chee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chee is Tuesday, October 7th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Chee born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chee was in 1991 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Chee Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chee is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Chee: Your name in reverse order is Eehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ehce. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chee? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,973 people with the last name Chee.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chee? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Chee as their last name.

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  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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