home > girl names > chi

Chi - Meaning of Chi

What does Chi mean?

Meaning of the name ChiCheyenneChayanCheyannCheyennaShyannChyenneeSheyenneChyennaCheyeShyanneCheyanCheyanneCheyneeShyanChyaneChyanShayaChiannaShianneShianCheyeannaCheynnaShayanne

[ 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 2017, 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)"


Meaning of Chi Meaning of Chi Meaning of Chi Meaning of Chi Meaning of Cheyenne Meaning of Cheyenne Meaning of Cheyna Meaning of Shyann Meaning of Cheyanne Meaning of Shyanne Meaning of Shyanna Meaning of Shianne Meaning of Shiana Meaning of Sheyenne Meaning of Chayenne Meaning of Chayanne Meaning of Chiana Meaning of Shaina Meaning of Chi
Baby Name Explorer for Chi

Chi Popularity Charts

Variant Popularity Chart 
for Chi 
in 2017
Popularity Trend 
for Chi 
from 1900 to 2017
Variant Popularity Trend 
for Chi 
from 1900 to 2017
Legend:
blue:boy name
red:girl name
italics:unisex name
bold:primary name







Download Baby Names Pedia app on App Store

Copyright © 2009-2019 Baby Names Pedia. All rights reserved.