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Gender: Male Meaning of Chad: "battle warrior" Origin of Chad: English Chad's Popularity in 2018: #897

Chad Origin and Meaning

The name Chad is a boy's name of English origin meaning "battle warrior".

Despite all the "hanging," "dangling," and "pregnant" chad jokes of the 2000 election, this saint's name and remnant of the Brad-Tad era didn't get a boost in popularity. But Chad still holds some surfer-boy appeal for a number of modern parents.

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Popularity

Rank in US: #897

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Pop Culture References for the name Chad

Chadd, Chaad

Comments

ParanoidAndroid Says:

2020-05-11T23:17:33

From a Saint, to George Elliot’s 1859 novel Adam Bede, to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, to the “Virgin vs. Chad” memes, Chad has been a favorite of many- and it’s easy to see the appeal. It’s nothing too silly or pretentious. Reminds me of this ski instructor I once knew back in the early 00’s.

Vickster Says:

2019-06-28T01:00:30

The fact that I know a guy named Chad and kind of like his name is definitely a byproduct of us both being born in 1992.

Jiinxsay Says:

2019-05-07T08:37:26

To change genders I came up with Chaydienne (a French looking name). I will think up a better one. I'm fine with the hate on this Name, my husband & I could not have chosen a better Name for our son, Chad!💙

eveyalecia Says:

2016-09-14T17:16:05

The ultimate douchey, prep, lax-bro name. (sorry not sorry, Chads)