Originally an English surname, Chase originated during the Middle Ages as a nickname for a hunter. Since then, it has been adopted as a first name, closing in on the top 100 boys' names since 1995, with 4,826 boys born in 2016, according to the Social Security Administation. As a girls' name, Chase is much more rare but not unheard of. Variations include Chace, Chayce and Chayse.
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- Chase ElliottRace Car Driver
- Chase RiceCountry Singer
- Chase UtleyBaseball Player
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Source: Social Security Administration
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