Chester

Chester is a boy name and means camp of soldiers. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \ch(es)-ter\. Other similar names and variants include: Chess, Cheston, Chet, Rochester. Chester is a very popular first name for men (#213 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2151 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Chester over the years and Chester's popularity rank:

Chester VIP rank

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#1624
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#53
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Famous people named Chester

Here’s a list of VIPs named Chester:

Famous actors named Chester and their movies

Chester Lauck
Chester Lauck
  • No. of movies: 5

Goin' to Town

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Barbara Hale, Florence Lake

Two Weeks to Live

Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair

Starring: Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Franklin Pangborn, Kay Linaker

So This Is Washington

Directed by: Ray McCarey

Starring: Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Alan Mowbray, Mildred Coles

Dreaming Out Loud

Dreaming Out Loud

Directed by: Harold Young

Starring: Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Frances Langford, Frank Craven

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Famous directors named Chester and their movies

Chester M. Franklin
Chester M. Franklin
  • No. of movies: 31

For Love of Mary Ellen

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin

Starring: Georgie Stone, Adoni Fovieri, 'Baby' Carmen De Rue, Elsie de Wolfe

The Doll-House Mystery

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin

Starring: Charles Gorman, Georgie Stone, 'Baby' Carmen De Rue, Jack Hull

Going Straight

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Ralph Lewis, Ninon Fovieri, Francis Carpenter

Gretchen the Greenhorn

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin, Sidney Franklin

Starring: Dorothy Gish, Ralph Lewis, Eugene Pallette, Elmo Lincoln

Chester Withey
Chester Withey
  • No. of movies: 16

The New Moon

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Pedro de Cordoba, Charles K. Gerrard, Stuart Holmes

Romance

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Doris Keane, Basil Sydney, Norman Trevor, Betty Ross Clarke

Wedding Bells

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Emily Chichester, Ida Darling

Chester Erskine
Chester Erskine
  • No. of movies: 11

A Girl in Every Port

Directed by: Chester Erskine

Starring: Groucho Marx, Marie Wilson, William Bendix, Don DeFore

The Egg And I

The Egg And I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

Call It Murder

Call It Murder

Directed by: Chester Erskine

The Egg and I

The Egg and I

Directed by: Chester Erskine

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Famous writers named Chester and their books

Chester Wilmot
Chester Wilmot

Born on June 21, 1911

  • Age: 111
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
The Struggle for Europe

The Struggle for Europe

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Struggle for Europe

Struggle for Europe

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Tobruk 1941 (Text Classics)

Tobruk 1941 (Text Classics)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Chester a popular name?

Over the years Chester was most popular in 1918. According to the latest US census information Chester ranks #125th while according to famousnames.vip Chester ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Chester?

According to the US census in 2018, 98 boys were born named Chester, making Chester the #1624th name more popular among boy names. In 1918 Chester had the highest rank with 3712 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Chester?

Chester is #1624th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Chester more popular ?

The name Chester was more popular in 1918 with 3712 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Chester

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

How many people born in 2020 are named Chester?

In 2020 there were 98 baby boys named Chester.

Who is a famous person named Chester?

There a several famous people named Chester, for example actor Chester Lauck, director Chester M. Franklin, director Chester Withey.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Chester?

A famous actor/actress named Chester is Chester Lauck, starring in 4 movies, including Goin' to Town and Two Weeks to Live.

Who is a famous director named Chester?

A famous director named Chester is Chester M. Franklin, who directed 4 movies, including For Love of Mary Ellen and The Doll-House Mystery.

How many famous directors are named Chester?

There are 3 directors named Chester including Chester M. Franklin and Chester Withey who directed movies such as For Love of Mary Ellen and The New Moon.