Chelsea

Originally meaning “chalk landing place," this name comes from the docks in a district of London where chalk and limestone were transported. So when your daughter is doodling her name in sidewalk chalk someday, you can tell her the cool historic meaning behind her name.

Nicknames:

Charlie, Chels.

Famous people named Chelsea:

Chelsea Clinton; comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler; actresses Chelsea Kane and Chelsea Field; former Miss USA Chelsea Cooley; subject and/or title of songs by Joni Mitchell, Bon Jovi, Prince, and Elvis Costello.

Fun fact:

Chelsea is also the name of a Boston suburb, making it a name of two famous places, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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