Meaning and Origin of Hester - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Hester

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Persian : Star
  • Dutch : Star
  • Latin : A variation of Esther

Family name origins & meanings:

  • North German : topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous beech tree, Middle Low German hēster.
  • Irish (mainly County Mayo) : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistir ‘descendant of Oistir’.