Gender: Male Meaning of Chet: "fortress, walled town" Origin of Chet: Diminutive of Chester

The name Chet is a boy's name of English origin meaning "fortress, walled town". Chet and is often added to lists like Cool Midcentury Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, or Purgatory- Boy Combos".

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Chet is an old-fashioned short form that, ala Ned and Joe, is starting to sound cool again.

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lesliemarion Says:


Love, love, love this cute nickname of Chester.