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Chelsea

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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

Fun Facts about the name Chelsea

  • How many people with the first name Chelsea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 157,905 babies born with the first name Chelsea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chelsea to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chelsea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chelsea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chelsea is Friday, April 30th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Chelsea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chelsea was in 1992 with a total of 16,174 babies. That's a lot of babies named Chelsea!
  • Random Chelsea Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chelsea ranks 34th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 22 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Chelsea: Your name in reverse order is Aeslehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lhcaese. How do you pronounce that?
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Common last names for Chelsea

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Wilson
  • Gibson

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.

English

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.

From Old English Celchyth, from cealc (“chalk”) +‎ hyd (“landing place”).

  1. A district on the northern bank of the river Thames in western London.
  2. Any of several places (mostly in the US) named after it.
  3. A type of porcelain once manufactured there.
  4. A female given name, derived from the London borough.

Notable Persons With the Name Chelsea

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton is a famed somebody. Chelsea was given the name Chelsea Victoria Clinton by her parents Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton on February 27th, 1980 in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.

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Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning is a soldier. Chelsea was given the name Bradley Edward Manning on December 17th, 1987 in Crescent, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Chelsea Peretti

Chelsea Peretti is a comedian. Chelsea was given the name Chelsea Vanessa Peretti on February 20th, 1978 in Oakland, California.

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Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler is an observational comedy, news satire, and ribaldry comedian. Chelsea was given the name Chelsea Joy Handler on February 25th, 1975 in Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.

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Chanel West Coast

Chanel West Coast is an influential individual. She has been prominent since 2009. Chanel was given the name Chelsea Chanel Dudley on September 1st, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Chelsea Kane

Chelsea Kane is an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Chelsea was given the name Chelsea Kane Staub on September 15th, 1988 in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. Chelsea is also known as Chelsea Staub, Staub, and Chelsea.

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  • Chelsea Wolfe
    (musician)
  • Chelsea Charms
    (leading human)
  • Chelsea Halfpenny
    (actor)
  • Chelsea Cain
    (novelist)
  • Chelsea Blue
    (notable person)
  • Chelsea Cooley
    (beauty queen)
  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
    (writer)
  • Chelsea Carey
    (notable somebody)
  • Chelsea Stewart
    (soccer player)
  • Chelsea Winter
    (noteworthy somebody)
  • Chelsea Krost
    (tv)
  • Chelsea Johnson
    (influential somebody)
  • Chelsea Shields
    (anthropologist)
  • Chelsea Hayes
    (famous somebody)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chelsea

Princess Chelsea

Princess Chelsea is an indie pop, synthpop, and baroque pop musician. She has been prominent since 2009. Princess was given the name Chelsea Nikkel in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Viscount Chelsea

Viscount Chelsea was a politician. Viscount was born on June 13th, 1868 in London. He breathed his last breath on July 2nd, 1908.

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Geoffrey Cross, Baron Cross of Chelsea

Geoffrey Cross, Baron Cross of Chelsea was a notable person. Geoffrey was born on December 1st, 1904. He breathed his last breath on August 4th, 1989.

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What does the name Chelsea mean?

Cis for confident, no doubts here!

His for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Lis for lucky, who is more?

Sis for select, as few are chosen.

Eis for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Ais for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

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