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Meaning and Name Origin

Lester \l(e)-ster, les-ter\ 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.


Variations

Lester has 2 variants: Leicester and Les.


Popularity

Lester is a very prominent first name for men (#194 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#598 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Lester for boys. Lester reached its top position of #54 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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 popularity of Lester and related names. Les is the only other prominent related form of Lester rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 and has become much lower since, with the forms Les and Lester becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Fester, Kester, Nester and Vester. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lester.

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