1952 EA. Discovered 1952 Mar. 15 by A. Schmitt at Uccle.
Named in memory of Jean Chacornac (1823–1873), astronomer at Marseilles and later Paris, co-discoverer of (20) Massalia and discoverer of (25) Phocaea and five other minor planets. (M 4418)
Chacornac is also honored by a lunar crater.