Name for today- Chester

English: From a surname which originally belonged to a person who came from Chester, an old Roman settlement in Britain. The name of the settlement came from Latin castrum“fortified place”. (

SSA rankings: #53 in 1919 and was last in the top 1000 in 1995 # 931.


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    Laura said,

    Aww Chester is definetly sweet, I some how feel though that I would prefer chester as a pets name, anyone else feel the same?

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      babynamelover said,

      Yeah me too, infact I picture a wee mouse! 🙂 Its definitely a cool name it would take a kid with a pretty cool personality to pull it off 🙂

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    SarahinJune said,

    I love Chester, it’s so sweet. But over here you’d hear “Chester the Child Molester” It sadly has become a bit of a slang term for Child Molestor

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