Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : Legion camp
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from Leicester, named in Old English from the tribal name Ligore (itself adapted from a British river name) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).
- English (of Norman origin) : habitational name from Lestre in Normandy.
- English and Scottish : variant of Lister.