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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chopper

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Chop"per
One who, or that which, chops.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A grounder that bounces high in the air
  2. A butcher's knife having a large square blade
  3. An aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
  4. Informal terms for a human `tooth'

chop +‎ -er

  1. A tool for chopping wood; an axe/ax.
  2. A knife for chopping food.
  3. (slang) The penis.
  4. (informal) A type of road motorcycle, especially as used by biker / bikie gangs.
  5. (slang) An AK-47 or similar assault rifle.
  6. (electronics) Any of various electronic switches used to interrupt one signal under the control of another.

From the onomatopoeia for the "chop-chop" sound emitted by the main rotor blades of the Bell 47 'OH-13 Sioux' "Angel of Mercy" helicopter, encountered by troops during the Korean War

  1. (informal) A helicopter.

    chopper was also found in the following language(s): French

    Notable Persons Named Chopper

    Chopper is a comics character.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Chopper

    Nick Chopper is a ruler of the winkies and winkie country. Nick is also known as The Tin Man and Rusty Tin Man.


    Chopper is a comics character.


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    Popularity of Chopper as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Chopper U.S.
      White 68.97% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 17.24% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 6.90% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 5.17% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Chopper

    People with the last name Chopper are most frequently White or American Indian and Alaska Native

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    Fun Facts about the name Chopper

    • How Popular is the name Chopper? As a last name Chopper was the 143,149th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Chopper first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chopper is Saturday, August 17th, 1974.
    • How unique is the name Chopper? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chopper. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Chopper: Your name in reverse order is Reppohc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pocehrp. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Chopper? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 116 people with the last name Chopper.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chopper? Chopper is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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