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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chef

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Chef
  1. A chief or head person.
  2. The head cook of large establishment, as a club, a family, etc.
  3. [Her] Same as Chief.

Etymology: F

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A professional cook

Notable Persons Named Chef

Chef was given the name Graham Elliot Bowles on January 4th, 1977 in Seattle, Washington, US. Chef is also known as Bowles, Graham Elliot (birth name); Elliot, and Graham M. Dagadaga (other).


Chef was born on January 20th, 1974 in Patna.


Chef was born on October 10th, 1950. Chef is also known as Jim Wilson and Jr.. He passed away on December 26th, 2006.


Chef was born in Kansas City, Missouri.


Chef Anton is a chef. Chef was born on January 29th, 1969 in The Bronx.


Chef was born on April 17th, 1961 in Kansas City, Missouri.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Chef

The Swedish Chef is a fictional character.


Chefal DJ Chef is a dubstep disc jockey and record producer. His ongoing career started in 2000. Chefal is also known as Chefal.


Genia was born on January 28th, 1954.


Fun Facts about the name Chef

  • How unique is the name Chef? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Chef was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Chef: Your name in reverse order is Fehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Efch. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.