Chelsea Name Meaning & Origin

Chelsea

Pronunciation: CHEHL-see (key)

Origin of the name Chelsea:

Borrowed from the name of a London borough on the northern bank of the Thames. Var: Chelsie.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Chelsey, Chelsie

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Nicknames for Chelsea

Chels, Chel, Chelly Belly, Chelly, Cela, Charlie, Chellie, Cello, Chela, Chi Chi, Chelita, Chavela, Chellie Belle, Chelserita, Red Hot Chelsea Peppers.

Meanings and history of the name Chelsea

Old English in derivation. Chelsea means "a port of ships" or "chalk landing place"; that's why you have Chelsea in London and Chelsea Piers in New York City.

Famous real-life people named Chelsea

Chelsea Joy Handler, American comedian and actress
Chelsea Victoria Clinton, daughter of former US President Bill Clinton
Chelsea Cooley, Miss USA 2005
Chelsea Kane, actress
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, writer
Chelsie Hightower, professional ballroom dancer
Chellsie Memmell, 2008 American Olympic gymnast
Chelsea Crockett- Youtuber, Beauty Guru
Chelsea Clark, Canadian actress
Chelsea Houska, Teen Mom

Chelsea in song, story & screen

Music:
-Song "Chelsea Morning" by Joni Mitchell (1969)
-Song "Chelsea Hotel No. 2" by Leonard Cohen
-Song "Chelsea Girl" by Nico (1967)
-Song "Midnight in Chelsea" by Bon Jovi (1996)
-Song "Chelsea Rodgers" by Prince (2007)
-Song "Chelsea" by Stephy (2006)
-Song "Chelsea" by The Summer Set (Chelsea Kane Staub) (2009)
-Song "(I Don't Want to Go to) Chelsea" by Elvis Costello (1978)
-Death metal band named "Chelsea Grin"

Books:
-"Are You There, Vodka? It's Me Chelsea" by Chelsea Handler (2009)
-"Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang" by Chelsea Handler (2010)

Film & TV:
-Jane Fonda's character in "On Golden Pond" was named Chelsea (1981) and greatly popularized use of the name
-The film "Chelsea Girls" (1966)
-The film "Chelsea Walls," set in NYC's Chelsea Hotel (2001)
-Daryl Hannah's character in "Legal Eagles" was named Chelsea Elizabeth Deardon (1986)
-There is a character named Chelsea Melini on the sitcom "Two and a Half Men" (2009-present)
-"Chelsea Lately" is a U.S. TV talk show starring Chelsea Handler (2007-present)
-"Chelsea Does" Netflix original series

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