Meaning and name origin
Lester is a very popular first name for males (#194 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#598 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lester for boys. Lester reached its highest rank of #54 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lester and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lester and Les. (2014 statistics).