So, this is kind of cool. It turns out Chevy Chase's real name is Cornelius Crane Chase. He got the nickname "Chevy" from a grandmother who knew of an old English folk song called "The Battle of Chevy Chase". The moral of the story:
If your real name is Cornelius, any nickname will do!
I've had requests that I post links to my other blogs (because I am writing three of them currently... concurrently... with current... I digress). So now they're on the left side of the screen there.