Last name: CHESTER

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Last name frequency

CHESTER : This last name is indexed 96,246 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CHESTER : English: habitational name from Chester the county seat of Cheshire or from any of various smaller places called with this word (as for example Little Chester in Derbyshire Chester le Street in County Durham or Chesters in Northumberland) which is from Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (from Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).

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