Gender: Male Meaning of Chancellor: "chief secretary" Origin of Chancellor: English

The name Chancellor is a boy's name of English origin meaning "chief secretary". Chancellor and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Duggarlike Game: With a twist!".

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Of the names derived from titles, this is one of the least obvious (unless you are of German extraction). Chancellor also has the attraction of offering the exciting - and very on-trend - nickname Chance.

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Pop Culture References for the name Chancellor

Chance, Chaunce, Chansellor, Chancelor


futuremama Says:


This was going to be my brothers name if I’d had a brother (prnc. shans-ler).

lesliemarion Says:


An excellent example of a wonderful word - Chancellor -- which makes a terrible name. It's like naming your son Brigadier General or Intestinal Fortitude. But…. it would make a great name for a noble dog!