[ 1 syll. (c)hi, ch-i ] The baby girl name Chi is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced CH-iy- †.
1: Chi has its origins in the African-Igbo language and it is used largely in Vietnamese. It is derived literally from the word Chi which is of the meaning 'God'. From the short form of other given names, but now used as an independent name in its own right. See Chi for more information.
2: Chi has its origins in the Chinese language and it is also used largely in Chinese. Here, the meaning is 'tender-hearted'.
3: Chi's origin is Vietnamese. Meaning: 'tree branch'.
In addition, Chi is a contracted form of the English Cheyenne.
See also the related categories, god, tree (forest), igbo, independent, and chinese.
Chi is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Chi, Cheyenne was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Chi include Chea, Chey, Chae, Chaike, Chao, Chau, Chaye, Chaz, Cheche, Ches, Cheye, Chhaya, Chhayah, Cho, Choe, Chou, Chu, Zhi, CeeCee, and Chaia.
† English pronunciation for Chi: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"