Origin : Diminutive of Chester

fortress, walled town

The name Chet is a boy's name of English origin meaning "fortress, walled town". Chet is an old-fashioned short form that, ala Ned and Joe, is starting to sound cool again.

Popularity of name Chet over time

There are 5777 people in the U.S. with the first name Chet, this name was mostly popular in 1963 with popularity 166 .

Chet is used for Man.

100 percent of people with the first name Chet are man

0 percent of people with the first name Chet are woman

Lists containing Chet

Most Famous People Named Chet

news anchor on "Fairly OddParents"
American Jazz musician
former man of the Nights Watch in the Game of Thrones/Song of Ice and Fire series.
character in TV's "Hollywood Residential"
character on TV's "Best Friends Whenever"
American swimmer
U.S. Representative from Texas
American country music guitarist
stage name of Nicholas James Murphy
American actor
American baseball player
from movie "Redbelt"
character in "From the Files of Madison Finn" by Laura Dower
a character on TV's "Boy Meets World"
character on TV’s “UnREAL”
U.S. Congressman from California
American TV director
American actor and rapper
from movie "Weird Science"
character on TV's "Bob's Burgers"
American newscaster
American baseball player

Name of the Day


Scottish version of John, the Lord is gracious

Names Created Using the Letters in Chet