Chip - A very unique male name

  Jan 20,2022      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chip appeared on the charts for the first time in 1951 on position #1567. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chip and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chip? 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 Chip. The baby boy name Chip was given to 6 baby boys in 1981, ranking #2027 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 279,219 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chip peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1962 on position 623.

Famous with this name

Chip Zien
Chip Hamilton
Chip Joslin

How would you rate Chip, 1-5?

Rating: 2/5 (6 people)

Chip is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chip is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #659 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #659.

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 Chip is where you live.

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Chip origin and meaning

Chip is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Chip, pop culture references for the name Chip and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chip

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

Coby / Chevy / Cobe / Cobi / Cobey / Cosby / Chaffee / Cove / Cobie /

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.

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Even more about Chip

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 Chip 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 Chip?

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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Name Chip
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 279,219
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1951
1981 births +6

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