Chauncey

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Norman name based on several locations in France called Chancé. See Old French chance.

Proper noun[edit]

Chauncey

  1. An American surname, of Norman origin from a place name in France.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland