Meaning and name origin
Lancaster \l(a)-ncas-ter, lan-ca-ster\ as a boy's 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.
Lancaster is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#931 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lancaster for boys. Lancaster has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).