Meaning and name origin
Chet \chet\ as a boy's name is of Old English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Chet is "camp of soldiers; stone camp or fortress". Chet is a variant of Chester (Old English, Latin): surname and place name from Roman Britain that became used as a given name. Also a variant of Rochester (Old English): place name.
Chet is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1027 out of 1220, Top 84%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#86798 out of 88799, Top 98%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Chet for boys. Chet reached its highest rank of #687 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Chet and its source forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Chester and Chet. (2014 statistics).