Chesney
Origin/Usage
French
Pronunciation
CHEHZ-nee
Meaning
The person who dwells near the oak grove
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Chesney is an English name that is derived from the Old French name “Chesnai” which meant “a dweller near the oak grove”. Both names are derivatives of the Latin Casnetum.

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Chesney Hawkes - singer
Chesney Allen - entertainer

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