Chesley

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3k
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 Chesley

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Chesley

Chesley was born on January 23rd, 1951 in Denison, Texas. Chesley is also known as Sully (nickname).

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Chesley Bonestell was an artist. He was most active from 1944 to 1986. Chesley was given the name Chesley Knight Bonestell, Jr. on January 1st, 1888 in San Francisco, California USA. He died on June 11th, 1986.

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Chesley V. Morton is a stockbroker. Chesley was born on August 21st, 1951 in Miami.

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Chesley was born on July 31st, 1932 in Bylas, Arizona.

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His military service ended in 1939.

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Chesley William Carter was a Senator for the Grand Bank, Newfoundland, Labrador, and Senatorfor the Grand Bank. His most notable accomplishments were from 1949 to 1965. Chesley was born on July 29th, 1902 in Pass Island, Newfoundland and Labrador. He breathed his last breath on January 14th, 1994.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Chesley

Alison Chesley is a musician. Her ongoing career started in 1995. Alison was born on January 4th, 1960. Alison is also known as Helen Money.

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Stanley M. Chesley is a lawyer. Stanley was born on March 26th, 1936.

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Paul was born in 1946.

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Al Chesley is an athlete. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1982. Al was born on August 23rd, 1957.

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Francis was born in 1955.

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John was born in 1837 in Saint John, New Brunswick. He left this life on December 28th, 1922.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 7 0 7
1882 6 0 6
1884 6 0 6
1885 6 0 6
1886 6 0 6
1888 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1890 7 0 7
1891 6 0 6
1893 5 0 5
1894 11 0 11
1896 8 0 8
1897 8 0 8
1898 9 0 9
1899 7 0 7
1901 7 0 7
1902 10 0 10
1903 7 0 7
1904 6 0 6
1905 9 0 9
1906 6 0 6
1907 9 0 9
1908 5 0 5
1909 7 0 7
1910 12 0 12
1912 10 0 10
1913 11 0 11
1914 29 0 29
1915 36 0 36
1916 32 0 32
1917 35 0 35
1918 42 0 42
1919 34 0 34
1920 42 0 42
1921 41 5 36
1922 37 0 37
1923 48 0 48
1924 39 0 39
1925 34 0 34
1926 31 0 31
1927 35 0 35
1928 37 0 37
1929 39 0 39
1930 44 0 44
1931 20 0 20
1932 25 0 25
1933 22 0 22
1934 32 0 32
1935 29 0 29
1936 21 0 21
1937 28 0 28
1938 26 0 26
1939 23 0 23
1940 32 0 32
1941 16 0 16
1942 25 0 25
1943 36 0 36
1944 32 0 32
1945 29 0 29
1946 29 0 29
1947 21 0 21
1948 19 0 19
1949 24 0 24
1950 20 0 20
1951 23 0 23
1952 21 0 21
1953 28 0 28
1954 30 0 30
1955 14 0 14
1956 19 0 19
1957 19 0 19
1958 17 0 17
1959 27 0 27
1960 19 0 19
1961 15 0 15
1962 22 5 17
1963 18 0 18
1964 15 0 15
1965 17 0 17
1966 16 0 16
1967 23 7 16
1968 9 0 9
1969 15 6 9
1970 19 5 14
1971 24 6 18
1972 13 0 13
1973 6 6 0
1974 18 8 10
1975 26 8 18
1976 25 6 19
1977 24 7 17
1978 43 18 25
1979 34 7 27
1980 39 17 22
1981 29 15 14
1982 33 16 17
1983 45 20 25
1984 34 16 18
1985 35 17 18
1986 27 16 11
1987 29 17 12
1988 37 25 12
1989 48 32 16
1990 41 25 16
1991 32 16 16
1992 32 22 10
1993 29 20 9
1994 33 23 10
1995 37 26 11
1996 21 12 9
1997 24 12 12
1998 24 10 14
1999 15 9 6
2000 20 10 10
2001 18 8 10
2002 16 5 11
2003 11 6 5
2004 13 7 6
2005 24 11 13
2006 10 10 0
2007 5 5 0
2008 8 8 0
2009 20 10 10
2010 13 0 13
2011 6 0 6
2012 20 10 10
2013 19 8 11
2014 20 10 10
2015 14 6 8
2016 8 0 8
2017 8 8 0

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Popularity of Chesley as a first name

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Popularity of Chesley as a last name

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Common last names for Chesley

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Taylor
  • Williams
  • Thomas
  • Walker
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chesley U.S.
  White 78.34% 64.26%
  African American 15.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chesley

People with the last name Chesley are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Chesley

  • How Popular is the name Chesley? Chesley is the 5,406th most popular name of all time. As a last name Chesley was the 10,871st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chesley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,846 babies born with the first name Chesley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chesley to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chesley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chesley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chesley is Saturday, February 25th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Chesley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chesley was in 1923 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Chesley Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chesley is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Chesley: Your name in reverse order is Yelsehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lehcsye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chesley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,931 people with the last name Chesley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chesley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chesley as their last name since less than 1 person in 101k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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