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What does Vester mean?

Vester Pronunciation of Vester [vester] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Vester is "of the woods". Short form of Sylvester.

Associated with: woods (tree).


Vester has 1 variant: Fester.

Creative forms:
(male) Vaster, Vister, ..


Middle name pairings:
Vester Titus (V.T.), ..

How popular is Vester?

Vester is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#16995 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Vester reached its apex rank of #728 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vester name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vester outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Vester ranked in the Top 2000 is Sylvester (#1983 a year ago). These forms of Vester were at the apex of their popularity in the 1900s (average #439) and are now much less conventional, with the version Sylvester going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vester, Sylvester in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aleister, Alester, Alter, Asher, Baxter, Beemer, Brewster, Buster, Carter, Caster, Chester, Coster, Decker, Deker, Dekker, Delmer, Denver, Dexter, Dieter, Feste, Fisher, Foster, Guenter, Heiner, Helier, Jasper, Jesper, Keder, Keifer, Keller, Kenner, Kester, Krister, Lester, Meier, Melker, Meyer, Minster, Nester, Nestor, Nezer, Osher, Osier, Peer, Peter, Pieter, Porter, Potter, Regner, Ritter, Seager, Slater, Teger, Ussher, Valter, Vander, Varten, Vere, Verge, Verle, Verne, Vernen, Verner, Verrier, Viator, Victor, Viktor, Vischer, Volker, Walter, Webbster, Weber, Webster, Westen and Wister. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vester.

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