• <100 Chism
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Chism

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Alt. Meaning

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chism

Wayne Chism is a basketball player for the Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Albacomp, Aix Maurienne, Rain, Shine Elasto Painters, Hapoel Gilboa Galil, and Kaposvári KK. He was most active from 2010 to present. Wayne was born on June 16th, 1987 in Jackson, Tennessee.


Cameron was born on December 25th, 1990 in Washington, D.C.


Gary was born on December 24th, 1950 in Columbus, Mississippi, United States.


Tom Chism is a baseball player. Tom was born on May 9th, 1955.


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Popularity of Chism as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chism U.S.
  White 62.17% 64.26%
  African American 32.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chism

People with the last name Chism are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Chism

  • How Popular is the name Chism? As a last name Chism was the 4,307th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Chism first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chism is Friday, November 6th, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Chism? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chism. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Chism: Your name in reverse order is Msihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mscih. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chism? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,253 people with the last name Chism.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chism? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Chism as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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