Chelsea

Chelsea - A very unique female name



  Oct 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chelsea appeared on the charts for the first time in 1969 on position #733. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chelsea and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chelsea? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Chelsea. The baby girl name Chelsea was given to 1,321 baby girls in 2012, ranking #234 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,070 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chelsea peaked in popularity 27 years ago in 1992 on position 15.



Famous with this name

Chelsea Islan
Chelsea Lopez
Chelsea Bruland


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Rating: 4/5 (13 people)


Chelsea is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chelsea is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #111 - and is the least popular in Nebraska at position #480.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Chelsea is where you live.


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Chelsea origin and meaning

Chelsea is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Chelsea, pop culture references for the name Chelsea and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chelsea

We've found the following names that sound similar to Chelsea, sorted by popularity.

Chelsey / Chelsie / Caleigh / Chelsi / Chelsy / Calleigh / Chelsee / Cayleigh / Classie / Chelcie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012234
2011222
2010223
2009233
2008224
2007209
2006192
2005200
2004194
2003176
2002179
2001153
2000140
1999120
199894
199773
199655
199547
199438
199325
199215
199118
199024
198927
198833
198747
198673
198575
198484
1983102
1982168
1981418
1980418
1979480
1978410
1977429
1976446
1975501
1974474
1973655
1972720
1971752
1970724
1969733

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont111
New York117
New Jersey167
New Hampshire173
Delaware176
Maryland188
Tennessee189
California190
Pennsylvania200
Connecticut210
Georgia214
North Carolina216
Virginia219
Texas236
Oklahoma243
Florida246
Alabama248
Kentucky259
Michigan262
Arizona267
Wisconsin273
Kansas279
New Mexico287
Minnesota298
Indiana302
Illinois303
Massachusetts307
Washington329
Utah331
Arkansas334
Colorado346
Idaho351
Oregon357
Louisiana361
South Carolina363
Nevada367
Missouri421
Ohio437
Iowa474
Nebraska480

Even more about Chelsea


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Chelsea a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chelsea?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1992
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Chelsea
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,070
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1969
2012 births +1,321

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