Chester is a Latin and English name that was used as both a surname and place-name. Meaning "fortress" or "walled town," the name was used to define people who came from Chester, a Roman settlement in Britain. Although the name has celebrity influence with Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson choosing Chester as the name for their son, Chester is not a frequently used name in the United States.
Similar Names: Chet, Chess
Famous Chester Names: Chester A. Arthur (21st U.S. President), Chester Bennington (singer)