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pinWhat 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.


Lester has 2 variants: Leicester and Les.

Kreatif forms: Lesterra, Lesterre, Lesterri. [more]

pinHow 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)

Presented below is the baby name history of Lester for boys. Lester reached its top position of #54 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 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. Adoption of these forms of Lester was at its most widespread during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.53%) and has become much lower since.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lester, Les in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Alester, Buster, Caster, Chester, Coster, Dexter, Feste, Fester, Foster, Gasper, Jesper, Kester, Lancester, Leslea, Leslee, Lesley, Lexer, Neper, Nester, Nestor, Peter, Vester, Webster, Westen and Wister. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lester.