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What does Lancester mean?

Lancester Pronunciation of Lancester [lances-ter] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Lancester means "fort on the Lune river". Lancester is an alternate form of Lancaster (Old English).

Associated with: old english, river.


2 different relations via Lancaster: Lanchester and Lankester.

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Middle name pairings:
Lancester Jacques (L.J.), ..

How popular is Lancester?

Lancester is an uncommon first name for males. Lancester is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lancester has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lancester name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alester, Carpenter, Caster, Chester, Fester, Forester, Forrester, Kester, Lancashire, Lance, Lancelot, Lander, Langsden, Langston, Lanier, Leicester, Lester, Manchester, Minster, Nester, Rochester, Silvester, Sylvester and Vester. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lancester.

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