What does Hesther mean?
Hesther [hes-ther] as a name for girls is of Persian and Hebrew derivation, and the name Hesther means "myrtle, bride; star". Hesther is a version of Esther (Persian). Hesther is also a variation of Hester (Hebrew).
Associated with: star.
(female) Hather, Nether, ..
(male) Heshar, Hesher, .. Middle name pairings:
Hesther Elisabeth (H.E.), ..
How popular is Hesther?
Hesther is a rare first name for females. Hesther is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Esther (#203 in 2015), Ester (#1848), Hettie and Hester are the popular alternative forms of Hesther (outside Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Hesther was at its highest during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.69%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.11%, ▼84.3%), with forms like Hester becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Easter▼, Heath, Heather▼, Hertha, Hesper, Hespera, Hether, Hette, Hunter▼ and Wister. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hesther.See names in meaning and etymology.