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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 26 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Chinese, African

Meaning: Man with purpose, God

Pronunciation: chee, tʃiː, K AY

Popularity Rank: #4,307

On this page:

  • 1. Chi Meaning
  • 2. Chi Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Chi
  • 4. Translations of Chi
  • 5. Chi Name Popularity
  • 6. Chi popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Chi
  • 8. Latest News about Chi
  • 9. Chi Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Chi

Chi Meaning

This name means 'God' in Igbo, a language spoken in Nigeria. It is often used as a short form of names such as Chiamaka or Chimamanda.

Chi also means "Man with purpose, God".

Chi is commonly found in Hong Kong, Algeria, Nigeria, and 82 more countries.

Chi Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: chee

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): tʃiː

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K AY

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

AY: Pronounce as in "say" (S EY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Chi

Chi Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Chi is recorded 13,916 times globally, ranking it as the 4,307th most common name worldwide.

Chi is most prevalent in Hong Kong, with 2,447 occurrences, making it the 157th most popular name in the country.

In Hong Kong, the name Chi is found among 1 in every 173 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Chi Popularity by Country

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Hong Kong#1571 : 173
Algeria#6941 : 651
Nigeria#7071 : 587
United States of America#2,3411 : 1,352
Malaysia#1,9211 : 2,864
Cameroon#4611 : 637
Tunisia#1,1761 : 945
Morocco#2,3711 : 2,049
Macao#861 : 288
Taiwan#1611 : 651
France#4,1121 : 4,062
United Kingdom#2,7871 : 1,924
Singapore#1,3131 : 2,077
Italy#5,1861 : 4,513
Canada#2,0731 : 1,554
Saudi Arabia#15,9981 : 21,424
Netherlands#4,0081 : 3,215
Germany#3,7651 : 3,274
China#6501 : 1,387
United Arab Emirates#6,5851 : 9,756
Philippines#1,2121 : 2,477
South Africa#14,5991 : 34,484
Egypt#31,9911 : 47,792
Russia#8,1211 : 8,845
Spain#9,5661 : 14,257
Mexico#13,4961 : 21,971
Chile#8,2391 : 15,633
Qatar#7,0761 : 12,496
Belgium#6,3151 : 8,251
India#12,9151 : 25,700
Kuwait#9,8791 : 18,650
Japan#1,7391 : 2,939
Iraq#26,8041 : 41,016
Oman#15,4881 : 25,133
Peru#17,3491 : 45,457

List of countries the name Chi is rarely found

Chi popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Chi from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Chi

  • Chi Biqing is a Politician from China.
  • Chi Cao is a Ballet from United Kingdom.
  • Chi Chan is a Football from Hong Kong.
  • Chi Cheng (athlete)
    Chi Cheng (athlete) is a Athletic from Taiwan.
  • Chi Cheng (musician)
    Chi Cheng (musician) is a Music from US.
  • Chi Chern is a Bhikkhu from Malaysia.
  • Chi Chi Cruz is a Wrestler from Canada.
  • Chi Chi DeVayne is a Stage from US.
  • Chi Chi Gonzalez is a Baseball from US.
  • Chi Chi LaRue is a Actor from US.
  • Chi Chia-wei
    Chi Chia-wei is a Activist from Taiwan.
  • Chi Chunxue is a Skier from China.
  • Chi Coltrane is a Singer from US.
  • Chi Ezenwa is a Writer.
  • Chi Haotian is a Politician from China.
  • Chi Hong (Sam) Wong
    Chi Hong (Sam) Wong is a Business from US.
  • Chi Hyun-jung
    Chi Hyun-jung is a Skater from South Korea.
  • Chi In-jin
    Chi In-jin is a Boxer from South Korea.
  • Chi Jang Yin is a Artist from China.
  • Chi Ju Hsueh is a Botanist from China.
  • Chi Kuan-chun
    Chi Kuan-chun is a Actor from China.
  • Chi Le is a Actor from Germany.
  • Chi Li is a Writer from China.
  • Chi Lin is a Basket from Taiwan.
  • Chi Mak is a Engineer from Hong Kong.
  • Chi McBride is a Actor from US.
  • Chi Ming Chan is a Engineer from Hong Kong.
  • Chi Ming Hu is a Botanist from China.
  • Chi Minghua is a Football from China.
  • Chi Mui is a Mayor.
  • Chi Muoi Lo is a Screenwriter from Vietnam.
  • Chi Onwurah is a Politician from United Kingdom.
  • Chi Pang Ian is a Football from China.
  • Chi Pang-yuan
    Chi Pang-yuan is a Writer from Taiwan.
  • Chi Peng is a Photographer from China.
  • Chi Po-lin
    Chi Po-lin is a Film from Taiwan.
  • Chi Pu is a Actor from Vietnam.
  • Chi Qiang is a Sailor from China.
  • Chi Rong is a Player from China.
  • Chi Rongliang is a Football from China.
  • Chi Shangbin is a Football from China.
  • Chi Shu-ju
    Chi Shu-ju is a Athlete from Taiwan.
  • Chi Son Chao is a Botanist from Japan.
  • Chi Ta-wei
    Chi Ta-wei is a Writer from China.
  • Chi Wanchun is a Politician from China.
  • Chi Wang is a Librarian from China.
  • Chi Wenyi is a Football from China.
  • Chi Yufeng is a Entrepreneur from China.
  • Chi Zhongguo is a Football from China.
  • Chi Zhongrui is a Actor from China.

📰 Latest News about Chi

Stay updated with the most recent news about Chi. Read on to catch up with Chi's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 26, 2024 07:39 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • 'The Chi' Season 6, Episode 11 Recap: 'Saints & Sinners' - UPROXX
    Source: UPROXX | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail unvanquished by 4 million tons of US bombs - VnExpress International
    Source: VnExpress International | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • 3 Frmr Church Chi Alpha Members Arrested on Child Sex Abuse Charges - The Roys Report
    Source: The Roys Report | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • The Chi Season 7 Gets Exciting Update: When Will It Release? - The Direct
    Source: The Direct | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Tyler man linked to Texas A&M’s Chi Alpha ministry arrested for indecency with a child - KLTV
    Source: KLTV | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Three men linked to Texas A&M’s Chi Alpha ministries arrested for indecency with a child - KBTX
    Source: KBTX | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Popular TV series "The Chi" tackles mental health in new season - CBS News
    Source: CBS News | Published on: May 21, 2024
  • ‘The Chi’ Renewed for Season 7 at Paramount+ With Showtime - Variety
    Source: Variety | Published on: May 08, 2024
  • ‘The Chi’ Renewed For Seventh Season By Paramount+ With Showtime - Deadline
    Source: Deadline | Published on: May 08, 2024
  • ‘The Chi’ Renewed for Seventh Season at Showtime - Hollywood Reporter
    Source: Hollywood Reporter | Published on: May 08, 2024
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