Chelsea


Chelsea
Chelsea district in southwest London, Chelchuthe (1300), O.E. Chelchede (1086), Celchyth (789), Caelichyth (767), probably lit. "chalk landing place," from O.E. cealc "chalk" + hyth "landing place." Perhaps chalk or limestone was unloaded here from Chalk near Gravesend in Kent. Chelsea Hospital founded by Charles II, built 1680s, as a home for aged veterans. As a fem. proper name, not in the top 1,000 names in U.S. until 1969, then in the top 100 among girls born 1984 to 1998, peaking at number 15 in 1992.

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