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The name Chance is of English origin, and means chance.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Chance has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Chance
Use of the Name Chance for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
27,422 27,417 25,282 15,970 7,341 2,676 1,294
The table below indicates the number of times the name Chance has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Chance first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Chance
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
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1967721106  
196890863  
1969686131  
1970732126  
1971587196  
1972611167  
1973696132  
1974587183  
1975607179  
1976705139  
1977694149  
1978470295  
1979510269  
1980606206  
1981619189  
1982635186  
1983551231  
1984249878  
1985313650  
1986367508  
1987356544  
1988340620  
1989327710  
1990316796  
1991328766  
1992329772  
1993299910  
19942161,346  
19951891,630  
19961542,242  
19971911,713  
19982081,538  
19992231,506  
20002121,689  
20012251,532  
20022321,444  
20032401,382  
20042521,294  
Totals:  27,422 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Chance as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Chance appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 39 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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