Che - Meaning of Che
[ 1 syll. (c)he, ch-e ] The baby boy name Che is pronounced CH-ey- †. Che is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and it is used largely in the Spanish language. Spanish origin: The name was made famous by the Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (Ernesto Guevara, 1928-1967). He acquired the nickname due to his frequent use of the Argentinian slang che.
In addition, Che is a Spanish variant transcription of Joseph (English, French, and German).
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Che.
Che is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1974, 0.006% of baby boys were given the name Che. Its ranking then was #832. The baby name has since experienced a decline in popularity, and is of only infrequent use now. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Che, Joseph was the most commonly used.
† English pronunciation for Che: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"
A famous person named Che is Revolutionary, Che Guevara, born Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, 14 June 1928 - 9 October 1967, Rosario, Argentina.