Lester Name Meaning & Origin

Lester

Pronunciation: LEHS-ter (key)

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Les

Meanings and history of the name Lester

A transferred surname derived from the English place name Leicester.

Famous real-life people named Lester

Lester Holt on Dateline

Lester in song, story & screen

Lester Freamon, police officer on "The Wire"
Les Nessman, radio guy from "WKRP in Cincinnati"
Lester Gooch, who wrote the comic strip Fearless Fosdick

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