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Chip - Meaning of Chip

What does Chip mean?

[ 1 syll. (c)hip, ch-ip ] The baby boy name Chip is pronounced as CH-ihP †.

1: Chip is used mostly in English and its language of origin is also English. Chip is of the meaning chip of the old block. Its meaning is literally from the common word 'chip'. The first name is derived from the nickname for someone who resembles his father.

The names Chipman, Chipp, Chipper, Chyp, Chypp, and Chypper are derivatives of Chip.

2: Chip's language of origin is Native American. It is from the element chippeu with the meaning 'Algonquin-speaking Indian'. The first name is derived from the name of the North American tribe.

In addition, Chip is a pet form (English) of the English and French name Charles.

Chip is also a pet form of the English name Christopher.

See also the related category american.

Chip is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1963, 0.008% of baby boys were named Chip. It ranked at #601 then. The baby name has since experienced a decline in popularity, and is of only very light use now. Within the group of boy names directly related to Chip, Christopher was the most frequently used in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Chip include Chipp, Chap, Chav, Chepe, Chev, Chevi, Chevie, Chyp, Chypp, Chappee, Chappey, Chappi, Chappie, Chappy, Chaupi, Chaveav, Chaveev, Chaveiv, Chaviev, and Chaviv.

† Pronunciation for Chip: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)"


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