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Lester meaning and name origin

Lester \l(e)-ster, les-ter\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Leicester and Les.

Popularity of Lester

Lester is a very popular first name for men (#194 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#598 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Lester
Popularity of Lester