Chase

Chase - A unique male name



  Jun 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chase, meaning to hunt, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1968 on position #1476. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chase and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chase? 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 Chase. The baby boy name Chase was given to 5,648 baby boys in 2012, ranking #77 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 291 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chase peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2009 on position 61.



Famous with this name

Chevy Chase
Channing Chase
Daveigh Chase


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Chase is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chase is currently topping the baby name charts in Delaware at position #21 - and is the least popular in New Mexico at position #181.

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 Chase is where you live.


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Chase origin and meaning

Chase is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means to hunt. To see famous people named Chase, pop culture references for the name Chase and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chase

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

Casey / Chuck / Coy / Cash / Chaz / Case / Chace / Cassius / Cy / Che /

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
201277
201169
201066
200961
200867
200779
200683
200582
200481
200387
200282
200179
200077
199976
199867
199777
199676
199596
1994114
1993115
1992115
1991108
1990110
1989113
1988127
1987138
1986142
1985132
1984133
1983148
1982248
1981668
1980723
1979683
1978800
1977819
1976816
1975764
1974779
1973793
1972942
19711104
19701096
19681476

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Delaware21
Pennsylvania25
Missouri33
Wyoming37
Connecticut45
North Dakota45
New Jersey45
Maryland46
Iowa49
Alaska50
Maine51
Minnesota55
Michigan56
Virginia57
Wisconsin58
South Dakota59
South Carolina60
New Hampshire61
Ohio64
Vermont64
New York64
Georgia65
West Virginia65
Montana67
North Carolina67
Colorado68
Massachusetts69
Florida69
Louisiana70
Illinois75
Kentucky78
Indiana79
Nebraska85
Alabama89
Tennessee91
Kansas92
Nevada92
Arkansas92
Mississippi95
Washington101
Oregon103
Rhode Island103
Utah104
Oklahoma107
District of Columbia114
Idaho121
Arizona123
California125
Hawaii126
Texas152
New Mexico181

Even more about Chase


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 Chase a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Chase?

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
2009
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Chase
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 291
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1968
2012 births +5,648

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