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Rochester - Meaning of Rochester

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Meaning of the name RochesterChetChester

[ 2 syll. roc-hes-ter, ro-chest-er ] The baby boy name Rochester is pronounced as RAA-CH-S-T-er †. Rochester is of English origin and it is also used mainly in the English language. The name is of the meaning 'fortress'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name as a given name.

A variant of Rochester is Chet.

Chester (contraction) is another variant of Rochester.

See also the related category fortress (castle).

Rochester is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Rochester include Richter, Rickter, Ricter, Rikter, Rodur, Arador, and Rossiter.

† Pronunciation for Rochester: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"


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