What does Lancaster mean?
Lancaster /lan-cast-er/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lancaster is "fort on the Lune river". Place name: the river Lune is in England. There are several American cities with this name.
How popular is Lancaster?
Lancaster is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#1009 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Lancaster for boys. Lancaster has not made it into the list so far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)