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Gender: Male Meaning of Chevy: "horseman, knight" Origin of Chevy: French, diminutive of Chevalier

The name Chevy is a boy's name of French origin meaning "horseman, knight". Chevy and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Warrior and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Eternally tied to the surname Chase, via the old English battle and ballad, the DC suburb, and the goofy SNL pratfaller (who was born Cornelius). It entered the US Top 1000 in 2014.

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Famous People Named Chevy

Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase, American comedian

Pop Culture References for the name Chevy

Chevy Chase, Maryland
Chevy Slyme, the disreputable nephew of Old Martin Chuzzlewit in Dickens's 1844 novel "Martin Chuzzlewit"

Chevvy, Chevie, Chevey


SomeNamesAreCrazy Says:


I guess this would add an interesting twist if the child was conceived in a like manufactured automobile.

caroblaise Says:


Being an SNL fan, I don't really mind the Chevy Chase association with this name.