What 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.
(male) Chey, Wet, ..
(female) Chra, Chret, .. Middle name pairings:
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How 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)
Chet was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #692 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Chester (#1617 in 2015) and Rochester are the popular variation forms of Chet ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Chess, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Chet reached its highest in the 1910s (usage of 0.4%) and has become much less since, with the form Chester falling out of fashion.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Ahmet, Bret▼, Cael, Caeo, Ced, Chad▼, Chai, Chan, Chap, Chas▼, Chaz▼, Che, Cheny, Cherut, Chevy▲, Chic, Chik, Chip, Clem▼, Cleo▼, Clete, Cleto, Cnut, Coe, Colet, Colt▲, Cort, Cree, Crew▲, Curt▼, Jet and Piet. These names tend to be less commonly used than Chet.See names in meaning and etymology.