Lester Catholic baptisms in Ireland

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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.

Parishes where Lester and a second surname are both baptised.


RC parishes and households

This list shows total Lester Roman Catholic baptisms by county and parish.
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Variants and totals

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