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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Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States
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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."