What does Chelsey mean?
Chelsey /chel-sey/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Chelsey is "chalk landing place". Chelsey is an alternate spelling of Chelsea (Old English): from "cealc hyo". Cheese is a common surname.
How popular is Chelsey?
Chelsey is a very prominent first name for females (#1016 out of 4276, Top 24%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Chelsey for girls. Chelsey was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #117 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular variation forms of Chelsey ranked in the Top 1000 are Chelsea (#274 the previous year), Chelsi, Chelsie and Chelsy. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity in 1992 (usage of 0.6168%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.1452%, down 76.5%), with the versions Chelsey, Chelsi and Chelsie becoming less trendy. Chelsea (#274) is the most fashionable baby name among these. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Chelsey and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)