What does Lester mean?
Lester [lester] 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.
(male) Laster, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Lester Efrain (L.E.), ..
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)
Lester reached its top position of #59 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is presently at #1600. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Les is the only other prominent related form of Lester (#1600 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Lester was at its most widespread 105 years ago (usage of 0.3%) and has become much lower since.
Similar NamesRecommended 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.