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(15 Posts)
ostrichneck Mon 26-Oct-15 11:16:05

1. Initial reaction?
2. Would it be shortened? And to what?
3. Does it remind you of any other names?

MrsCaecilius Mon 26-Oct-15 11:42:46

1. A town.

And I think the name of a horse in a picture book I vaguely remember as a child.....

2. Chez

3. Not really, but it isn't my cup of tea.

YouBastardSockBalls Mon 26-Oct-15 11:43:49

Nice pet name.

Weird kid name.

YouBastardSockBalls Mon 26-Oct-15 11:44:32

3. Does it remind you of any other names?

Fester. Uncle Fester.

EcclefechanTart Mon 26-Oct-15 11:46:52

Is your surname "Draws"?

CoodleMoodle Mon 26-Oct-15 11:54:55

My Mum's cat is called Chester, so I can't see it as anything else!

He gets called Ches/Chez and Chessy/Chezzy, if that's any help...

ostrichneck Mon 26-Oct-15 12:19:10

it's funny, I had never thought of the town until I had pressed send on this thread.

Chez is my fear. I hear Fizz on Corrie shouting Chezzzzzzzzzzz! Chezzznay!!!!! shudders

haha at draws. definitely not.

I absolutely loved this name when I first heard it.. now, it's being completely struck off.. DH will be devastated!

Erimemushinteperem Mon 26-Oct-15 12:20:45

In sure a celeb has used that name. Davina McCall maybe or holly off daytime TV maybe.
I'm not a fan but it could be worse.

Erimemushinteperem Mon 26-Oct-15 12:22:02

Just looked it up and yes they both did.
I've never heard it otherwise so for me it's a bit of a celeb name.

ostrichneck Mon 26-Oct-15 12:24:05

Holly was where I heard it. Damn the celebs.

TempsPerdu Mon 26-Oct-15 12:34:03

1) A teddy bear or a dog - I know several canine Chesters. Then the town.
2) Probably Chez.
3) I'd put it the same category as eg Bertram, Ernest and Clarence - sort of 'clunky vintage.' It's cute in a pet, but I wouldn't use it for a child.

M4blues Mon 26-Oct-15 14:46:19

To me, it's a cat's name.

FishOn Mon 26-Oct-15 14:47:49

My cat's called Chester grin

chrome100 Mon 26-Oct-15 15:00:37

I know someone called Chester, although now I think about it I think it's his surname.

I do know a dog called Chester though

ktmummy1 Mon 26-Oct-15 15:59:03

The lovely city Chester

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