Gender: Male Meaning of Chaucer: "maker of breeches" Origin of Chaucer: English

The name Chaucer is a boy's name of English origin meaning "maker of breeches". Chaucer and is often added to lists like Poet Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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One of the most distinguished names in literature could become a hero name in a family of poetry-lovers -- or be seen as a trendy new occupational name.

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Winnie Keefe Says:


Chaucer? Chaucer Gowdy?