Meaning:camp of soldiers
Chester is a boy’s name of Latin origin. This classic-sounding name can be spotted as a placename element in cities like Manchester and translates to “camp of soldiers,” contributing to its old-world style. However, don’t think of it as old-fashioned. Chester can serve as a characterful alternative to throwback names like Archie and can be snipped into an ultra-cool nickname like Chet.

Famous People Named Chester

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  • Chester A. Arthur
    United States President
  • Chester Greenwood
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