Chauncey Origin and Meaning

The name Chauncey is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "chancellor".

A name halfway between its old milquetoast image and a more jovial Irish-sounding contemporary one.

# 950 in the US

Chauncey Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Chauncey

  • Chauncey Ray BillupsAmerican basketball player
  • Chauncey LeopardiAmerican television and TV actor
  • Chauncey Mitchell DepewU.S. Senator from New York
  • Chauncey Antoine DavisAmerican NFL football player
  • Chauncey Wright19th century American philosopher and mathematician who influenced American pragmatism
  • Chauncey "HitBoy" Hollis, American hip,hop producer
  • Chauncey GoodrichFederalist lawyer, clergyman, and senator of Connecticut
  • Chauncey O'TooleCanadian rugby player
  • Chauncey Lamont Hawkins aka LoonAmerican rapper
  • Chauncey ClevelandFormer Governor of Connecticut
  • Chauncey StubbsInstagram and Vine star
  • Chauncey "Black" Hannibalmember of 90s R&B group Blackstreet
  • Chauncey Wendell Bailey Jr.American journalist who was infamously shot in a Downtown Oakland street
  • Chauncey Yellow Robe aka Kills in the Woods/CanowicakteNative American Lakota educator and activist
  • Chauncey W. BrownellAmerican politician and president of Vermont State Senate
  • Chauncey "Chon" Addison DayAmerican cartoonist for the New Yorker
  • Chauncey Herbert CookeAmerican soldier and educator
  • Chauncey WashingtonAmerican NFL player
  • John Chancellor "Chauncey" OlcottAmerican actor and singer
  • Chauncey Milton "Chance" VoughtAmerican aviator and engineer

Chauncey in Pop Culture

  • Chauncey Darlington Butlermain character on MTV's "Wonder Showzen"
  • Chauncey Gardiner aka Chancemain character in Jerzy Kosinski's "Being There"
  • Chauncey Langeaischaracter in "Hush Hush" by Becca Fitzpatrick
  • Chaunceydog on TV's "Mad Men"