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pinWhat does Rochester mean?

Rochester /ro-che-ster/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Rochester is "stone camp or fortress". Place name.


Rochester has 3 variants: Chester, Chet and Rock.

Kreatif forms: Rochesterre, Rochesterru, Ruchester. [more]

pinHow popular is Rochester?

Rochester is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#8137 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Prominent related forms of Rochester (outside Top 1000) are Chester, Chet and Rock. Adoption of these relations of Rochester reached its peak during the years 1960-1969 (average #664) and has become less since, with the forms Chester and Chet becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Rochester and affiliated names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Alester, Coster, Fester, Forester, Forrester, Forster, Foster, Hollister, Kester, Lancester, Lanchester, Lankester, Leicester, Lester, Manchester, Nester, Roche, Rochus, Rossiter, Silvester, Sylvester, Todhunter and Vester. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rochester.