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The name Chester is of English origin, and means campsite.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Chester has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Chester
Use of the Name Chester for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
118,508 20,477 3,846 141 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Chester has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Chester last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1995, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Chester
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188085168  
1881592749734
188260300  
188359290  
188458338  
188567273  
188665287  
188778207  
188872288  
188969275  
189069263  
189168252  
189272285  
189366291  
189463325  
189557379  
189663330  
189767290  
189866321  
189966288  
190072364  
190175253  
190274321  
190368327  
190469355  
190564388  
190660421  
190767424  
190866460  
190965476  
191061560  
191159705  
1912551,457  
1913561,761  
1914562,289  
1915543,045  
1916543,216  
1917563,333  
1918543,697  
1919533,429  
1920553,687  
1921563,557  
1922643,132  
1923633,146  
1924673,024  
1925732,718  
1926792,528  
1927852,399  
1928882,240  
1929971,959  
19301031,790  
19311051,721  
19321121,603  
19331191,392  
19341231,379  
19351211,432  
19361271,274  
19371291,270  
19381361,239  
19391351,294  
19401371,356  
19411361,446  
19421381,551  
19431371,632  
19441381,506  
19451451,431  
19461501,605  
19471531,708  
19481581,553  
19491631,435  
19501691,374  
19511781,404  
19521811,445  
19531831,380  
19541851,416  
19552041,248  
19562071,259  
19572211,174  
19582401,046  
19592521,004  
1960260936  
1961266885  
1962277776  
1963286732  
1964295708  
1965299627  
1966323535  
1967324534  
1968343501  
1969333543  
1970359513  
1971357506  
1972388413  
1973374420  
1974368425  
1975408355  
1976404367  
1977396392  
1978398377  
1979423355  
1980444348  
1981441347  
1982464331  
1983493291  
1984502285  
1985540262  
1986602219  
1987580246  
1988629226  
1989665226  
1990677222  
1991702207  
1992725202  
1993854154  
1994931139  
1995932141  
Totals:  118,508 4

During the last 125 years, parents have used Chester as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Chester appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 116 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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