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

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Origin and Meaning of Chye

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Alt. Meaning

C is for creative, ideas aplenty

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chye

Toh Chin Chye was a Chairman of the People's Action Party, Minister for Science, Technology, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Chairmanof thePeople's Action Party, Minister for Health, Vice-Chancellorof theUniversity of Singa. Toh was born on December 10th, 1921 in Batu Gajah, Perak state, Federated Malay States. He breathed his last breath on February 3rd, 2012.


His military service ended in 2010. Desmond was born in Singapore.


DD, was born on June 25th, 1957 in Singapore.


Kee Thuan Chye is a journalist, editor, author, playwright, actor, civil liberty advocate, and journalism.


Lee was born on September 26th, 1959 in Johor, Federation of Malaya.



Fun Facts about the name Chye

  • When was the first name Chye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chye is Friday, November 1st, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Chye? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chye. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Chye: Your name in reverse order is Eyhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Chye. How do you pronounce that?

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