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The baby name Chevy experienced a blip of popularity during the mid-2010s, and it appears to be on the rise again. Short for the word name “Chevalier,” It's cute and casual, and it pairs well with most middle names. Many people associate the name Chevy with a certain comedic actor, while others may relate it to a particular brand of vehicle. It's also part of a popular place name with locations in the United States and Europe.

Meaning of the name Chevy:

French: Knight

Origin of the name Chevy:

Chevy is derived from the French word “chevalier,” which means “knight.”

Symbolism of the name Chevy:

Because of its meaning, new parents who choose the name Chevy may see their baby as a knight in shining armor or someone who is chivalrous, brave, and strong.

Style of the name Chevy:


Gender of the name Chevy:

Chevy is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Chevy:


Number of syllables in the name Chevy:


Emotion evoked from the name Chevy:

The baby name Chevy evokes images of someone who is a gentleman and kind-hearted.

Alternative spellings for the name Chevy:

  • Chevee
  • Chevie
  • Chevi
  • Shevy
  • Shevie

Nicknames for the name Chevy:

  • Chev

Popularity of the name Chevy:

Chevy was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States between 2014 and 2016. It last ranked at number 984 in 2016, according to the Social Security Administration.

Related names for the name Chevy:

Great middle names for Chevy and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Chevy:

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