a masculine name: dim. Chet
Origin of Chesterafter Chester (the city)
- city in Cheshire, NW England, south of Liverpool
Origin of ChesterOld English Ceastre, contr. from Classical Latin Legacaestir, for Classical Latin legionum castra, camp of the legions
A city of west-central England on the Dee River south of Liverpool. Built on the site of a Roman fortress, it is noted for its many well-preserved half-timbered buildings.x
From Latin castra (“camp”).