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The nationality of Lester can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Lester may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

Lester Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Lester come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Lester come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Lester were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Lester. Family names like Lester vary in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over generations. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Lester name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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