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Gender: Male Origin of Chip: Pet name for Charles Meaning of Charles: French from German, "free man"

The name Chip is a boy's name . Chip and is often added to lists like Crazy Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

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Famous People Named Chip

Chip Taylor (born James Wesley Voight), American songwriter
Charles Edward "Chip" Kelly, American NFL football coach
Walter William "Chip" Hale, American baseball player
Louis F. "Chip" Davis, Jr., American musician of band Mannheim Steamroller
Chip Carter Gaines, American builder and reality TV personality ("Fixer Upper")
Charles Willis "Chip" Pickering, Jr., U.S. Congressman from Mississippi
Chip Hooper, American tennis player
Charles EustisChip” Bohlen, American Soviet diplomat
John Foster "Chip" Berlet, American investigative journalist
Willis Chapman "Chip" Arndt Jr., American activist and reality TV personality ("The Amazing Race")
Floyd "Chip" Ganassi, Jr, American NASCAR racer and owner
Raymond John "Chip" Cravaack, U.S. Congressman from Minnesota
Chip aka Jahmaal Fyffe, British rapper
Charles Henry "Chip" Beck, American golfer
Jerome Herbert "Chip" Zien, American actor and singer
(William) Chip Banks, American NFL football player
Charles Esten "Chip" Puskar III, American actor and singer
Christopher Eugene "Chip" O'Donnell, son of American actor Chris O'Donnell

Pop Culture References for the name Chip

Chip, chipmunk in Disney's Chip 'n' Dale cartoons
Chip Hilton, main character in the children's book series of the same name
Chip Diller, character on TV series "Veronica Mars"
Chip Hayes, character in movie "The Romantics"
Chip, Main Character in the British Magic Key Reading Books
Chip Skylark, character in animated series "The Fairly Oddparents"
Chip Potts, little boy/teacup in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"
Richard "Chip" Douglas, son on TV's "My Three Sons"
Chip, character in video game "Sonic Unleashed"
Chip Chase, human ally in the Transformers series
Chip Flagston, son in comic strip "Hi and Lois"
Chip, a one-time potato chip character on animated series "Spongebob Squarepants"
Chip "the Colonel" Martin, character in John Green's "Looking for Alaska"
Chip Pemberton, character on the FOX sitcom "The Mick"