Chesley is a boy name and means meadow of the camp. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \ch(es)-ley\. Other similar names and variants include: Cheslea, Cheslee, Chesleigh, Cheslie, Chesly. Chesley is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#10112 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Chesley over the years and Chesley's popularity rank:

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Chesley Sullenberger
Chesley Sullenberger

Born on January 23, 1951

  • Age: 71
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 2
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“Gripping and genuinely heartwarming.”—New York Daily News The inspirational New York Times bestselling autobiography of a true American hero, in Highest Duty Capt.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Chesley a popular name?

Over the years Chesley was most popular in 1902. According to the latest US census information Chesley ranks #1820th while according to Chesley ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Chesley?

According to the US census in 2018, 17 boys were born named Chesley, making Chesley the #6644th name more popular among boy names. In 1902 Chesley had the highest rank with 10 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Chesley?

Chesley is #6644th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Chesley more popular ?

The name Chesley was more popular in 1902 with 10 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Chesley

The last time a baby was named Chesley was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Chesley?

In 2020 there were 17 baby boys named Chesley.