Last name: CHANCE

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CHANCE : This last name is indexed 47,049 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CHANCE : 1: English (West Midlands): from Middle English chea(u)nce ‘fortune luck; accident mischance’ (Old French cheance a derivative of cheoir ‘to fall (out)’ Latin cadere) perhaps used to denote a gambler or as a nickname for someone considered fortunate or well favored or perhaps for someone who had survived an accident by a remarkable piece of luck.2: Americanized form of German Tschantz or Schantz.

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