Lester

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Lester
Family name
Region of originEngland
Related namesLister, Lestre
 
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For other uses, see Lester (disambiguation).
Lester
Family name
Region of originEngland
Related namesLister, Lestre

Lester is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname, first found in Cheshire, England. It originated from an original family living in Leicester, England and is derived from the concatenation of an Old English tribal name "Ligore" and the Old English word "ceaster" meaning "Roman Town or Walled City".[1] [2]

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  1. ^ "Family Facts for: Lester". Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "http://www.houseofnames.com/lester-family-crest". Retrieved 5 July 2012.