Chester
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
CHES-tər
Meaning
A legionary camp
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Chester is an English name that is derived from the Old English term “ceaster” which meant “a Roman Camp”. The term ceaster in all probability comes from the Latin “castra legionum” which meant “a legionary camp”.

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Chester Adams - football player
Chester Bowles - politician
Chester Emerson - baseball player
Chester Morris - actor
Chester Willis - football player

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