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Gender: Male Meaning of Cheney: "oak tree" Origin of Cheney: Spelling variation of Chaney

The name Cheney is a boy's name of French origin meaning "oak tree". Cheney and is often added to lists like Names to Substitute for Carter and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favorite (boys)".

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Strong, solid surname name. For many this name will be inextricably linked with former Vice President Dick Cheney - a hinderance or a virtue, depending on your political leanings.

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jan11th Says:


I really like this for a girl!!