Lester - Meaning of Lester

What does Lester mean?

[ 2 syll. les-ter, le-st-er ] The baby girl name Lester is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced LEHST-er †. Lester is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in English. It is derived from Ligora ; caester which means 'Roman fort'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name and the surname as a given name. See Lester for more information.

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Lester is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1905, 0.006% of baby girls were named Lester. It had a ranking of #887 then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is of only irregular use now. Out of all girl names in its family, Lester was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2018. Lester has in the last century been mainly given to boys. There were 52 times more boys than girls who were named Lester in 1905.

A baby name that sounds like Lester is the English Lastarr.

† Pronunciation for Lester: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"

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