Chance (name)

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Chance is a masculine given name and a surname. The given name is of Middle English origin, meaning "good fortune". There are several variants.[1] The surname is of Old French origin, from cheance, also Middle English chea(u)nce (meaning "fortune", "luck", "accident"). The oldest public record of the surname dates to 1310 in Essex.[2] People with the name Chance include:

Given name[edit]

Pronunciation chans
Gender male
Meaning "good fortune"
Region of origin England
Other names
Related names Chanse, Chantz, Chanze, Czance, Chaunce, Chauncey, Chauncy and Choncey


Family name
Pronunciation chans, chan or chang
Meaning "good fortune"

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  1. ^ "Chance - Name Meaning & Origin". Retrieved 2008-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Surname: Chance". Retrieved 2008-03-24.