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158k
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Chelsea

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31k Chelsey (English)
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How popular is the baby name Chelsea in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1910 5 5 0
1914 5 0 5
1915 7 7 0
1916 7 0 7
1918 13 7 6
1919 12 5 7
1920 5 0 5
1922 7 7 0
1924 6 0 6
1925 6 6 0
1926 5 5 0
1927 7 7 0
1930 10 5 5
1932 5 5 0
1935 5 5 0
1942 5 5 0
1944 5 0 5
1950 6 6 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 7 7 0
1956 5 0 5
1957 6 6 0
1959 7 7 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 8 8 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 42 42 0
1969 201 201 0
1970 226 226 0
1971 202 202 0
1972 218 218 0
1973 240 240 0
1974 377 377 0
1975 357 351 6
1976 448 441 7
1977 482 482 0
1978 512 505 7
1979 450 443 7
1980 545 540 5
1981 542 542 0
1982 1,723 1,715 8
1983 2,719 2,707 12
1984 3,547 3,529 18 #84 girl name
1985 3,632 3,614 18 #75 girl name
1986 3,770 3,751 19 #73 girl name
1987 6,653 6,631 22 #47 girl name
1988 8,911 8,881 30 #33 girl name
1989 11,297 11,248 49 #27 girl name
1990 12,815 12,782 33 #24 girl name
1991 13,542 13,510 32 #18 girl name
1992 16,196 16,174 22 #15 girl name
1993 11,308 11,290 18 #25 girl name
1994 7,727 7,713 14 #38 girl name
1995 6,774 6,760 14 #47 girl name
1996 5,874 5,865 9 #55 girl name
1997 4,467 4,460 7 #73 girl name
1998 3,525 3,518 7 #94 girl name
1999 2,733 2,725 8
2000 2,380 2,380 0
2001 2,116 2,116 0
2002 1,790 1,783 7
2003 1,837 1,837 0
2004 1,763 1,752 11
2005 1,734 1,734 0
2006 1,824 1,824 0
2007 1,641 1,641 0
2008 1,514 1,514 0
2009 1,429 1,429 0
2010 1,416 1,416 0
2011 1,424 1,424 0
2012 1,356 1,356 0
2013 1,174 1,174 0
2014 1,193 1,193 0
2015 1,059 1,053 6

Want to know about the popularity of the Chelsea baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 157,905 babies born with the name Chelsea in the United States. That's more than enough Chelseas to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Chelsea" was in 1992 with a total of 16,174 babies. (That's a lot of baby Chelseas)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Chelsea" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 150 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 5,874 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Chelsea popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Chelsea" mean? The list below shows the origins of Chelsea as well as things modernly associated with the name Chelsea such as celebrities named Chelsea.

Origin and Meaning of Chelsea

The name "Chelsea" is of English origin, and it means "Port for chalk or limestone". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea was born in 1980 as Chelsea Victoria Clinton in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.

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Chelsea Staub

Chelsea Staub is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Chelsea was born in 1988 as Chelsea Kane Staub in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

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Chelsea Korka

Chelsea was born in 1986.

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Chelsea Smith

Chelsea was born in 1997.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Chelsea

Chelsea Dagger
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Houska
Chelsea Peretti
Chelsea Transfer News
Chelsea Vs Barcelona
Chelsea Fc
Chelsea Handler Apple
Chelsea Handler Instagram
Chelsea O'donnell
Chelsea Kane
Chelsea Manning

Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Aeslehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eeaslhc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Chelsea born Sep 4, 1959

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 700. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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