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Kester

What does Kester mean?

Kester Pronunciation of Kester [kester] as a boys' name is of Gaelic and Greek origin, and the meaning of Kester is "bearing Christ". Diminutive of Christopher.

Associated with: gaelic, greek.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Koster, ..

(female) Kemer, Kestan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kester Wiley (K.W.), ..

How popular is Kester?

Kester is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#4935 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Kester (not ranked) is Christopher (#32 the previous year). This form of Kester was favored 45 years ago (adoption of 2.88%) and has become much less conventional since (adoption 0.51%, 82%), with Christopher becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christopher in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christopher outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kester is pronounced similarly to Caster, Castor, Coster and Kastor. Other recommended names are Alester, Buster, Chester, Dexter, Feste, Fester, Foster, Jesper, Kasper, Keder, Keefer, Keer, Keifer, Keller, Kelten, Kenner, Kepler, Krister, Lester, Nester, Nestor, Peter, Vester, Webster, Westen and Wister. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kester.

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