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What does Fester mean?

Fester Pronunciation of Fester as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Fester is "of the woods". Pet form of Silvester. Uncle Fester is a character in the cartoon and film "The Addams Family".


ASSOCIATED WITH woods (tree)





Fester Kyron (F.K.), ..

How popular is Fester?

Fester is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#31592 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Silvester and Vester are the prominent variation forms of Fester (NOT RANKED). Adoption of these forms of Fester was at its apex in the 1900s. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Silvester, Vester in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fester and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Fester is pronounced similarly to Foster. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alester, Asher, Baxter, Becher, Berger, Brewster, Buster, Carter, Casper, Caster, Chester, Coster, Decker, Dekker, Dexter, Dieter, Faber, Factor, Farrer, Fedor, Fee, Feiwel, Felten, Felton, Ferrel, Ferrer, Feste, Festus, Fisher, Fiske, Flecher, Forester, Forrester, Forster, Fowler, Frasier, Fuller, Guenter, Heber, Heder, Heiner, Jesper, Keder, Keifer, Kenner, Kester, Krister, Lester, Lexer, Mercer, Minster, Naseer, Neper, Nester, Nestor, Nezer, Peer, Peter, Pieter, Porter, Renier, Ritter, Seager, Slater, Telfer, Usher, Verner, Walter, Webbster, Webster, Werner, Westen, Wister and Xever. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fester.

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