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Gender: M Origin of Chance: French variation of Chauncey Meaning of Chauncey: Latin, "chancellor" Chance's Popularity in 2016: #274

The name Chance is a boy's name of French origin. Chance is ranked #274 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Once a cavalier Mississippi gambler type name, Chance has entered the mainstream since being endorsed by such celebrity dads as Larry King and Paul Hogan. It had been in the Top 250 every year since 1994, except 2005, in which it was 258, but fell out this year to Number 274.

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Famous People Named Chance

Chance Russell Myers, American soccer player
Chance the Rapper (born Chancelor Johnathan Bennett), American rapper
Robert "Chance" Browne, American cartoonist
Chance Bateman, Australian AFL footballer
Chance Warmack, American NFL player
Chance Fry, American soccer player
Chance Kraig Ruffin, American baseball player
Chance Steven Sanford, American baseball player
Chance Dylan Waters, Australian rapper
Chauncey Milton "Chance" Vought, American aviator and engineer
Chance Sutton, American YouTuber
Chance Combs, daughter of rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs
Chance Wood, daughter of singer Danny Wood of New Kids On The Block
Henry Chance Aronofsky, son of actress Rachel Weisz and director Darren Aronofsky

Pop Culture References for the name Chance

Chance Einar, character in webcomic "Glitch"
Chance aka Chauncey Gardner, character in book/film "Being There"
Chance Wayne, a main character in Tennessee Williams' play Sweet Bird of Youth
Chance, dog and narrator of the film Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
Chance Boudreaux, main character in film Hard Target
Christopher Chance, character on TV's Human Target