Hester Family History
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Hester Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous beech tree, Middle Low German hester. Irish (mainly County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistir ‘descendant of Oistir’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Vester, Ester, Wester, Nester, Bester, Tester, Hoster, Huster, Pester