Chet

Chet - A very unique male name



  Jan 20,2022      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chet appeared on the charts for the first time in 1943 on position #1534. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chet and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chet? 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 Chet. The baby boy name Chet was given to 5 baby boys in 2011, ranking #3889 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 330,648 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chet peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1962 on position 629.



Famous with this name

Chet Hanks
Chet Douglas
Chet Badalato


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Rating: 5/5 (7 people)


Chet is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chet is currently topping the baby name charts in Missouri at position #870 - and is the least popular in Missouri at position #870.

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 Chet is where you live.


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Chet origin and meaning

Chet is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Chet, pop culture references for the name Chet and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chet

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

Cody / Chad / Cade / Coty / Codey / Codie / Cassidy / Chadd / Codi / Coda /

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
20113889
20103892
20073938
20053159
20043424
20033213
20012317
20002417
19992419
19962028
19952338
19942660
19931806
19922805
19911606
19901500
19891809
19881259
19871104
19861120
19851139
19841023
1983941
1982919
1981901
1980891
19791111
1978791
1977760
1976741
1975757
1974754
1973866
1972856
1971769
1970703
1969931
1968846
1967788
1966748
1965745
1964717
1963647
1962629
1961643
1960750
1959750
1958770
1957828
1956825
19551074
19541208
19511351
19491566
19461534
19441324
19431534

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Missouri870

Even more about Chet


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 Chet 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chet?

1 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
1962
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Chet
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 330,648
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1943
2011 births +5

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