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Chelsea

Chelsea Meaning and Origin

Chelsea is a girl’s name of English origin, meaning “port for chalk or limestone.” In English, Chelsea is derived from an Old English term, “cealc-hyð,” meaning “chalk landing place” or “landing place for limestone.” It originally referred to an area in London, England, called Chelsea, which was known for its chalky riverbank. Chelsea can also be a surname of English origin, indicating that a person’s ancestors hailed from the Chelsea district or had the surname passed down through generations. helsea became a popular feminine given name during the mid-20th century. It gained popularity in the United States in the 1980s and 1990s. Variations of the name Chelsea include Chelsie, Chelsi, Chelcie, and Chelsee, among others. Several notable individuals bear the name Chelsea. One prominent example is Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Chelsea Handler, an American comedian, actress, and television host, is another famous bearer of the name.

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