Lester

Lester - A very unique male name



  Feb 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lester appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #63. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lester and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lester? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lester. The baby boy name Lester was given to 52 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1590 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 31,559 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lester peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1912 on position 56.



Famous with this name

Adrian Lester
Kathy Lester
Mark Lester


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Lester is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lester is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #1,054 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,486.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lester is where you live.


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Lester origin and meaning

Lester is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Lester, pop culture references for the name Lester and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lester

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lester, sorted by popularity.

Luster / Lister / Luiseduardo /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121590
20111447
20101476
20091409
20081228
20071523
20061220
20051244
20041169
20031104
20021082
20011123
20001023
1999950
19981068
1997855
1996836
1995839
1994744
1993658
1992655
1991600
1990621
1989545
1988520
1987553
1986510
1985489
1984447
1983412
1982426
1981391
1980376
1979392
1978398
1977372
1976348
1975348
1974356
1973343
1972313
1971307
1970297
1969277
1968264
1967269
1966260
1965237
1964243
1963227
1962228
1961216
1960211
1959210
1958192
1957183
1956176
1955168
1954163
1953156
1952158
1951150
1950148
1949149
1948149
1947142
1946145
1945130
1944126
1943125
1942126
1941127
1940116
1939116
1938114
1937116
1936115
1935114
1934110
1933108
1932101
193196
193094
192988
192889
192783
192678
192580
192472
192371
192269
192167
192068
191962
191862
191761
191659
191557
191457
191359
191256
191165
191063

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida1054
Pennsylvania1264
New York1270
Ohio1299
Texas1423
California1486

Even more about Lester


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lester a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lester?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Lester
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 31,559
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +52

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