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What does Lester mean?

Lester [le-ster] as a boys' name is pronounced LES-ter. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lester is "from Leicester". Place name: an area in central England.

Associated with: old english, england.

Variations

Lester has 2 variants: Leicester and Les.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Lesterre, Lesterri, ..

(female) Lesterra, Lesterre, ..

How popular is Lester?

Lester is a very prominent first name for men (#194 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#709 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Presented below is the baby name history of Lester for boys. Lester reached its top position of #59 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is presently at #1528. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Lester and related names. Les is the only other prominent related form of Lester (#1528 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Lester was at its most widespread 104 years ago (usage of 0.3%) and has become much lower since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lester, Les in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lester and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alester, Alister, Asher, Asser, Becker, Buster, Casper, Caster, Chester, Coster, Decker, Dempster, Denver, Dexter, Dieter, Ferrer, Feste, Fester, Fisher, Forester, Forster, Foster, Gasper, Heder, Heller, Jasper, Jesper, Kasper, Kenner, Kester, Lancester, Lanier, Lawler, Lee, Legate, Lemar, Lemuel, Leonel, Leonerd, Leslea (see Leslie), Leslee, Lesley, Leslie, Levern, Lexer, Loeber, Loller, Louther, Lysle, Lytten, Neper, Nester, Nestor, Osher, Osker, Peder, Peer, Pepper, Peter, Porter, Potter, Regner, Ritter, Seager, Seeger, Seger, Sender, Telfer, Valter, Vester, Webster, Westen, Winter, Wister and Xever. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lester.


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