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Gender: Male Meaning of Chaplin: "clergyman of a chapel" Origin of Chaplin: English

The name Chaplin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "clergyman of a chapel". Chaplin and is often added to lists like Celebrity Surnames as Firsts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

From the experts:

Chaplin carries two very distinctive images: the beloved Little Tramp and a minister, often to the military. It was the baby-name choice of Ever Carridine in 2010.

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Famous People Named Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin, English film icon

Pop Culture References for the name Chaplin



MonikerWanderer Says:


All I can think of is Charlie Chaplin when I hear this name. Sorry, but I can't separate this name from the one famous person who holds it.

kxlly0614 Says:


Such a cool name! But I don't know if I can use it in real life ;( It might be a little TOO out there.. But still a cool name!