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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 has 4 variant forms: Lancashire, Lancester, Lanchester and Lankester.


Lancaster is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#931 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lancaster name in U.S.

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


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