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Cochise Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Cochise is of Native American origin.

The meaning of Cochise is "famous warrior chief of the chiricahua apache".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


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