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A town in West Sussex, England
Chichester ( (listen)) is a cathedral city and civil parish in West Sussex, England. It is the only city in West Sussex and is its county town. It was a Roman and Anglo-Saxon settlement and a major market town from those times through Norman and medieval times to the present day. It is the seat of the Church of England Diocese of Chichester, with a 12th-century cathedral. The city has two main watercourses: the Chichester Canal and the River Lavant. The Lavant, a winterbourne, runs to the south of the city walls; it is hidden mostly in culverts when close to the city centre.
Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, within the historic County of Sussex, South-East England. It has a long history as a settlement; its Roman past and its subsequent importance in Anglo-Saxon times are only its beginnings. It is the seat of a bishopric, with a 12th-century cathedral, and is home to some of the oldest churches and buildings in Great Britain. Chichester today is a local government stronghold, with three levels of government being administered there. It is also a transport hub, and the centre for culture in the region, with a Festival theatre and two art galleries. Nearby Chichester Harbour, together with the South Downs and the city walls, provide opportunities for outdoor pursuits.
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a cathedral city in the W. of Sussex, 17 m. NE. of Portsmouth, with a port on the Channel 2 m. SW. of it; chief trade in agricultural produce.
Etymology and Origins
The Roman camp town taken by Cissa, King of the South Saxons, thenceforth called Cissanceaster.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Chichester is ranked #16349 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Chichester surname appeared 1,762 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Chichester.
73.8% or 1,302 total occurrences were White.
19.9% or 351 total occurrences were Black.
3% or 54 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.7% or 31 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
0.3% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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The numerical value of Chichester in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Chichester in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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