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. ArthurUnited States President
- Chester GreenwoodInventor
Chester Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Chester is currently #1383 on The Bump
Boy:Chester is currently #388 on The Bump Boy Names
Overall:Chester is currently #3716 in U.S. births
Boy:Chester is currently #1152 in U.S. births
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