Chester Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Chester:
Transferred use of the surname taken from the Old English place-name Ceastre, a contraction of Legacaestir, which is from the Latin legionum castra (camp of the legions).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Comments and insights on the name Chester: | Edit
Someone recently told me that the popularity of pet names are a good predictor of the next hot baby names. My dog is named Chester and so are several of my friend's dogs, so this may be the name to track in the next few years, lol.
Though I would say the correlation between children's and pet names exists I can't picture this name becoming popular again. I'm saying this as a person who named their cat Chester. I'd say it is because of how country the name sounds I'm just saying.
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My name is Chester and have never really been teased for it. I was occasionally called Chestnut but that was never hurtful. Never had people mispronounce it or any other problems.
My cousin is Chester and he's a Jejemon and Arcy nico's Arch-Rival.-zirukurt01
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- Nicknames for Chester: | Edit
Chet, Ches, Chessie,
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- Famous real-life people named Chester: | Edit
Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States
Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park
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Chester is the title character in The Cricket in Times Square
Chester Cheetah is the mascot for Cheetos
Chester the Molester was a long-running comic strip in Hustler magazine
Chester from "Fairly Odd-Parents."