Lester births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

de Leastar Lester, Lyster: líonmhar: Ulaidh, Ros Comáin & rl. As foinsí éagsúla Lester ach is sloinne Sasanach atá i gceist annso; an bhrí: dathadóir nó, ón mbaile Leicester.
Lester fairly numerous: Armagh-Down etc in Ulster, Dublin, Cork. A common English toponymic, however MacLysaght considers it to be usually a variant of MacAlister, q.v. See also Lister.
Lister rare: Belfast etc. Ir. Mac Alastair, Scots Mac an Leastair (Fletcher); English "dyer".
Lyster Quite numerous: Roscommon, Donegal and scattered. See Lister.
MacLester rare: N Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Alasdair, a branch of the Scottish Mac Donalds. See Mac Allister.
MacLister rare: Antrim, Dublin. See Mac Lester.
 

Districts where Lester and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Lester: 285
  • Lyster: 195
  • Leicester: 7
  • Lister: 89
  • McLester: 31
  • McLister: 24
  • Leister: 9
  • Lestor: 2
  • Leycester: 6
  • McLeester: 1
  • Glister: 1
  • McLeister: 32
  • McCleister: 10
  • McClister: 3
  • Listor: 2

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