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]

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

Surname[edit]

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

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References[edit]

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