Gender / Sex: boy
Related Names: Charles
Sounds Like: Shad, Chet, Shadd, Shadi, Shade
Variant forms: Chaddie, Chadd, Chadric, Chadrick, Chadwick
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 121
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 47970
Chad \chad\ as a boy's name is pronounced chad. It is of Old English origin. Modern spelling of the medieval given name Ceadda, borne by a seventh-century saint who was Archbishop of York. Also a short form of various surnames. Actors Chad Everett, Chad Lowe; football players Chad Morton, Chad Pennington.
Chad has 5 variant forms: Chaddie, Chadd, Chadric, Chadrick and Chadwick.
For more information, see also the related name Charles.
Baby names that sound like Chad are Shad, Chet, Shadd, Shadi and Shade.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Chad.
Chad is a very popular first name for men (#121 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#47970 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)