Chelsey

First Name
31k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chelsey

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

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  1. A female given name, a variant of Chelsea.

Notable Persons Named Chelsey

Chelsey Reist is an actress and tv host. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Chelsey was given the name Chelsey Marie Reist on January 4th, 1987 in Edmonton.

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Chelsey was born in 1970.

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Chelsey was born on August 29th, 1990 in Houston, United States.

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Danni Rouge is an artist and songwriter. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Danni was given the name Chelsey Danielle Pauls on May 24th, 1987 in Carlsbad, California, United States. Danni is also known as Chelsey Danielle Pauls.

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Chelsey was born on October 7th, 1983. Chelsey is also known as Nash and Chelsey.

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Chelsey Harris is a soccer player for the Saint Kitts and Nevis national football team. Chelsey was born on July 15th, 1989 in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

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How popular is the baby name Chelsey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 14 14 0
1970 18 18 0
1971 25 25 0
1972 29 29 0
1973 33 33 0
1974 49 49 0
1975 45 45 0
1976 60 60 0
1977 68 68 0
1978 83 83 0
1979 88 88 0
1980 83 83 0
1981 78 78 0
1982 322 322 0
1983 535 535 0
1984 736 729 7
1985 822 815 7
1986 812 807 5
1987 1,484 1,477 7
1988 1,896 1,880 16
1989 2,209 2,201 8
1990 2,456 2,447 9
1991 2,440 2,440 0
1992 2,884 2,878 6
1993 2,156 2,156 0
1994 1,654 1,654 0
1995 1,408 1,408 0
1996 1,285 1,285 0
1997 1,099 1,099 0
1998 832 832 0
1999 638 638 0
2000 579 579 0
2001 491 491 0
2002 423 423 0
2003 380 380 0
2004 356 356 0
2005 325 325 0
2006 342 342 0
2007 347 347 0
2008 259 259 0
2009 233 233 0
2010 205 205 0
2011 182 182 0
2012 161 161 0
2013 147 147 0
2014 140 140 0
2015 122 122 0
2016 100 100 0

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Popularity of Chelsey as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Chelsey

  • How Popular is the name Chelsey? Chelsey is the 1,333rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chelsey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,133 babies born with the first name Chelsey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chelsey to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chelsey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Chelsey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chelsey is Wednesday, September 15th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Chelsey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chelsey was in 1992 with a total of 2,878 babies. That's a lot of babies named Chelsey!
  • Random Chelsey Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chelsey ranks 71st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 90 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Chelsey: Your name in reverse order is Yeslehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeslcyh. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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