Chester name meaning

Updated: March 20th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Chester ch(es)-ter
Meaning: Stone Camp, Fort, From the Fortified Camp, Castle Dweller and Chester from the Stem End
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What does Chester mean?

Eternal and Customary Chester is used dominantly in English, Chester means "Stone Camp, Fort, From the Fortified Camp, Castle Dweller or Chester from the Stem End" and came from Old English is used as a gender-neutral name .

Chester is short version of Rochester. Meaning of Rochester is From the Rock Fortress and Stone Camp is used especially in English is originated from English.

How do I pronounce Chester?

The two syllabled name Chester is commonly pronounced as ch(es)-ter.

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Names that rhyme with Chester

How popular is the name Chester?

Chester was a popular name in United States. Over 121585 babies have been given the moniker in 204 years. At the peak of its usage in 1919, it ranked 53rd when 3698 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

After 204 years, the name has past its prime. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 100 baby names an astonishing 50 times Also, a popular name in England and Wales with over 2152 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

Recently at its peak, 555 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 112nd position. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 5 times

Chester is a rare baby name in France however it is still in use.

But Chester is a popular baby name in Philippines where every 1 in 20000 have the name. As per our estimate, over 120000 people has been named Chester globally.

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Chester in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Chester

You have to put your mind to realize your dream, plan each step on the way carefully and precisely, and don't stop trying until you do it. You watch your mouth and think twice before you say something. You should stop hoping that everyone will understand and support you. You like your freedom and independence. Searching for the true meaning of life is one of your preoccupations at the moment.

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  •  Jededish - Of Hebrew origin, Jededish is primarily used in English and is aimed at baby boys, Jededish means "Beloved of Yahweh and Beloved of the Lord". Jededish is derivation of Jedidiah.
  •  Kadence - Preeminent Kadence largely is used in English, meaning of Kadence is "Cadence" aimed at both genders is of English origin
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Middle names for Chester

Possible options for a child named Chester include these short and familiar middle names:

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Sibling Names for Chester

Are you searching for sibling names to pair with the charming and classic name "Chester"? Look no further, as we have compiled a list of beautiful and unique names that will perfectly complement your little one's moniker. From traditional to modern, there is a name for every taste and preference. Let's explore some options!

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Famous people named Chester

  • Chester Commodore, African-American cartoonist
  • Chester Harding, American portrait painter
  • Chester Samuel Walters, Canadian politician and administrator
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  • Chester Burleigh Watts, American astronomer
  • Chester M. Ovnand, was formerly listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as the second American killed
  • Chester Williams Rice, electrical engineer
  • Chester La Follette, American painter
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  • Chester E. Holifield, United States Representative from California
  • Chester Holcombe, Holcombe graduated from Union College
  • Chester Talton, Provisional Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin
  • Chester Ludgin, American operatic baritone
  • Chester Moore Hall, British lawyer and inventor
  • Chester Withey, American silent film actor, director
  • Chester Gorman, American anthropologist and archaeologist
  • Chester Gillette, basis of the 1931 film 'An American Tragedy' and the 1951 film 'A Place
  • Chester Biscardi, Italian American composer and educator
  • Chester Bidwell Darrall, American Republican Congressman
  • Chester W. Taylor, U.S. Representative from Arkansas
  • Chester Currier, newspaper and magazine columnist and nonfiction book author
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  • Chester Sidney Williams, American educator and author
  • Chester Carlson, American physicist, inventor, and patent attorney
  • Chester Barnard, American business executive, public administrator
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  • Chester Gould, American cartoonist
  • Chester Morris, American stage, film, television, and radio actor
  • Chester Bennington, American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor
  • Chester Bowles, American diplomat and ambassador, Governor of Connecticut
  • Chester Lauck, comic actor
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  • Chester Thompson, American drummer, percussionist, session musician
  • Chester Brown, Canadian cartoonist
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  • Chester Ronning, Canadian educator, politician, and diplomat
  • Chester R. Bender, served as the fourteenth Commandant of the United States Coast Guard
  • Chester Gillan, former Canadian educator and politician
  • Chester P, rapper in the UK hip-hop scene
  • Chester Williams, former South African rugby union rugby player
  • Chester Taylor, former American football running back
  • Chester Borrows, former New Zealand politician
  • Chester Conklin, early American film comedian
  • Chester B. Jordan, American teacher, lawyer
  • Chester Watson, former Jamaican cricketer
  • Chester Pitts, former American football offensive lineman of the National Football League
  • Chester Holmes Aldrich, American architect and director of the American Academy
  • Chester Harding, was Governor of the Panama Canal Zone
  • Chester Hardy Aldrich, American politician

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