Infographic of Chester name meaning, which is “(The man from) the walled town,” based on the Anglo-Saxon ceaster.
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Chester Name Popularity

How popular is the name Chester? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 61 539 0.1531%
1911 60 677 0.1818%
1912 55 1,445 0.2865%
1913 56 1,749 0.3085%
1914 56 2,276 0.3266%
1915 54 3,031 0.3336%
1916 54 3,208 0.3321%
1917 56 3,328 0.3327%
1918 54 3,686 0.3434%
1919 53 3,426 0.3272%
1920 55 3,690 0.3319%
1921 56 3,543 0.3094%
1922 64 3,116 0.2797%
1923 63 3,137 0.2801%
1924 67 3,013 0.2595%
1925 73 2,701 0.239%
1926 79 2,518 0.2289%
1927 84 2,397 0.2165%
1928 88 2,227 0.2081%
1929 96 1,960 0.1892%
1930 103 1,771 0.1695%
1931 104 1,703 0.1725%
1932 112 1,581 0.16%
1933 119 1,372 0.1473%
1934 123 1,357 0.1404%
1935 120 1,418 0.1459%
1936 127 1,256 0.1304%
1937 129 1,247 0.1265%
1938 136 1,213 0.1185%
1939 135 1,277 0.1255%
1940 137 1,334 0.1255%
1941 136 1,431 0.1271%
1942 138 1,522 0.1205%
1943 137 1,604 0.1229%
1944 137 1,493 0.1205%
1945 144 1,424 0.1168%
1946 149 1,609 0.109%
1947 154 1,704 0.1021%
1948 159 1,531 0.0959%
1949 163 1,414 0.0879%
1950 169 1,359 0.0844%
1951 179 1,379 0.0813%
1952 180 1,427 0.0818%
1953 185 1,342 0.0758%
1954 186 1,397 0.0764%
1955 203 1,229 0.0668%
1956 207 1,236 0.0654%
1957 220 1,155 0.06%
1958 240 1,014 0.0537%
1959 253 965 0.0508%
1960 260 916 0.0483%
1961 266 863 0.0457%
1962 277 742 0.0404%
1963 287 703 0.0392%
1964 295 673 0.0382%
1965 301 593 0.0363%
1966 324 496 0.0318%
1967 322 499 0.0329%
1968 346 464 0.0309%
1969 330 511 0.0332%
1970 356 484 0.0304%
1971 355 472 0.0314%
1972 393 360 0.0264%
1973 377 379 0.0292%
1974 380 376 0.0289%
1975 409 314 0.0244%
1976 414 311 0.0241%
1977 392 361 0.0268%
1978 399 335 0.0249%
1979 429 308 0.0218%
1980 458 295 0.0202%
1981 445 307 0.0209%
1982 484 266 0.0178%
1983 500 237 0.0161%
1984 491 247 0.0166%
1985 535 219 0.0144%
1986 619 160 0.0106%
1987 594 186 0.0122%
1988 650 165 0.0106%
1989 676 165 0.0102%
1990 687 169 0.0102%
1991 707 153 0.0094%
1992 711 161 0.0101%
1993 820 117 0.0075%
1994 867 105 0.0068%
1995 952 86 0.0057%
1996 1,109 61 0.0041%
1997 1,151 60 0.0041%
1998 1,108 65 0.0043%
1999 1,406 38 0.0025%
2000 1,269 53 0.0035%
2001 1,502 35 0.0023%
2002 1,528 35 0.0023%
2003 1,269 61 0.004%
2004 1,576 37 0.0024%
2005 1,601 37 0.0024%
2006 1,936 23 0.0015%
2007 1,516 49 0.0031%
2008 1,925 23 0.0015%
2009 1,777 30 0.002%
2010 1,782 29 0.002%
2011 1,851 24 0.0017%
2012 2,010 19 0.0013%
2013 2,118 15 0.0011%
2014 1,767 28 0.0019%
2015 1,658 35 0.0024%
2016 1,851 24 0.0017%
2017 1,470 48 0.0034%
2018 1,664 33 0.0024%
2019 1,516 42 0.0031%

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What names are diminutives of Chester?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Chester sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Chester, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ches

A diminutive form of Chester.

Chet

Camp of soldiers; stone camp or fortress

Latin


What names are variants of Chester?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Chester.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Chess

Camp of soldiers

Latin

Cheston

Camp of soldiers

Latin

Chet

Camp of soldiers; stone camp or fortress

Latin


What names are similar to Chester?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Rochester

Stone camp or fortress

English


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