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Chelsea (name)

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The name Chelsea is a given name used for females. It is pronounced CHELL-see.[1] The name Chelsea has roots in United Kingdom. It is derived from the French word "candidus," which means "bright" or "shining." Artemis, the Greek goddess of the moon, is also associated with the name as she was known for her beauty and radiance.[2]

There are many famous people named Chelsea, including Chelsea Clinton (the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton). The name was used most in 1992, when it was at #15 in the United States on the USA Social Security Administration baby naming chart.[3]

The name might come from the Old English language and mean "chalk landing place".

There is also an English football club called Chelsea. Chelsea Football Club is an English football club that plays in the Premier League. Their home stadium is Stamford Bridge in Fulham, London.

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  1. "Definition of Chelsea | Dictionary.com". www.dictionary.com. Retrieved 2023-03-16.
  2. "Chelsea name Meaning and Origin". babys.name. Retrieved 2023-03-16.
  3. "Popular Baby Names". www.ssa.gov. Retrieved 2023-03-16.