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Origin & Meaning

The name Chevy is of French origin.

The meaning of Chevy is "horseman, knight, hunter".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 903 in baby name popularity for boys with 236 occurrences.  It ranked 3581 in popular baby names for girls with 43 occurrences. 

View the Chevy Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Chevy has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Chevy to other names.


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Chevy is a diminutive (nickname) of Chevalier.

Other Tidbits

Chevy falls into the name categories automobile, occupational.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Chevy Chase.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Chevy in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Chevy.

Just for fun, see the name Chevy in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Chevy in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.