First name origin & meaning:
Latin: Legion camp
First name variations: Les, Leicester
Last 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.
and Scottish: variant of Lister.
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