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pinWhat does Chet mean?

Chet /chet/ as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Chet means "camp of soldiers; stone camp or fortress". Chet is a version of Chester (Old English, Latin). Chet is also a derivative of Rochester (Old English): place name.


Chet has 2 relations via Chester, Rochester: Chess and Cheston.

Kreatif forms: Chetca, Chetco, Cochet. [more]

pinHow popular is Chet?

Chet is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1027 out of 1220, Top 84%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name statistics of Chet for boys. Chet was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #687 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chet name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chet outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Chet and related names. Chester is the only other popular variation form of Chet ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Chess, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Chet reached its highest in the 1960s (usage of 0.5%) and has become much less since, with forms like Chester falling out of fashion.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chet, Chester in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chet and related baby names outside U.S.

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