Chad

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old English Ceadda, of obscure meaning; name of a seventh century saint, revived in the 20th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Chad

  1. A male given name. Also a modern nickname for Charles, Chadwick and similar-sounding names
  2. (UK) The British version of the "Kilroy was here" graffiti.
Quotations[edit]
  • 1993 Jonathan Kellerman, Devil's Waltz, Random House 1998, ISBN 0345460715, page 26:
    "What else? Anyway, here's the genealogy: Charles Junior's only son is Charles the Third - like royalty. He goes by Chip - Cassie's daddy. The mom is Cindy. The dead son was Chad - Charles the Fourth."
    "All Cs," I said. "Sounds like they like order."
  • 1995 Hanif Kureishi, The Black Album, Faber and Faber, ISBN 0571150861, pages 88, 90
    'He used to be called Trevor Buss.'
    'Chad? I don't believe you.' - - -
    'He changed his name into Muhammad Shahabuddin Ali-Shah.'
    'No!'
    'He'd insist on the whole name. He played football and his mates got fed up saying, "Pass the ball, Muhammad Shahabuddin Ali-Shah" - - - No one passed to him. So he became Chad.'

Etymology 2[edit]

Believed to be from Kanuri tsade ("lake", after Lake Chad)

Proper noun[edit]

Chad

  1. A country in Central Africa. Official name: Republic of Chad.
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Asturian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Chad m

  1. Chad

Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Chad ?

  1. Chad

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