Chad

Chad - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chad, meaning battle warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1615. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chad and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chad? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Chad. The baby boy name Chad was given to 392 baby boys in 2012, ranking #586 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,186 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chad peaked in popularity 47 years ago in 1972 on position 25.



Famous with this name

Chad Lindberg
Chad Stahelski
Chad Lowe


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Chad is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chad is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #281 - and is the least popular in Minnesota at position #839.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Chad is where you live.


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Chad origin and meaning

Chad is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means battle warrior. To see famous people named Chad, pop culture references for the name Chad and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chad

We've found the following names that sound similar to Chad, sorted by popularity.

Cody / Cade / Coty / Chet / Codey / Codie / Cassidy / Chadd / Codi / Coda /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012586
2011573
2010554
2009502
2008454
2007435
2006374
2005377
2004343
2003332
2002308
2001282
2000236
1999214
1998185
1997174
1996160
1995144
1994129
1993114
1992108
1991104
199085
198974
198865
198763
198659
198557
198451
198349
198248
198147
198039
197938
197835
197734
197629
197527
197426
197325
197225
197129
197051
196970
1968104
1967105
1966135
1965207
1964257
1963311
1962373
1961424
1960506
1959500
1958491
1957506
1956517
1955478
1954528
1953588
1952648
1951781
19501156
19491030
19481031
1947831
19461209
19451320
19441046
19431395
19421068
19411337
19381337
19251751
19221778
19171615

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana281
West Virginia342
South Carolina350
Pennsylvania394
New Mexico399
Michigan410
Georgia440
Massachusetts449
Ohio451
Missouri467
Florida481
Tennessee497
Virginia525
Indiana542
Maryland548
Wisconsin551
Mississippi566
North Carolina568
Iowa568
Colorado643
Kentucky643
New Jersey647
Oregon653
Arizona671
Illinois686
New York687
Washington748
California765
Texas769
Minnesota839

Even more about Chad


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Chad a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chad?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1972
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Chad
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,186
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1917
2012 births +392

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