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  1. Hester

    Hester is both a female given name and a surname. As a given name Hester is a variant of Esther. As a surname it is of Germanic origin and uncertain meaning, possible roots being the Middle High German heister beech tree indicating residence near a beech tree, or a shared root with the modern German heißen to call indicating the profession of herald or town crier. In Ireland, particularly County Mayo, the surname Hester is found as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic Ó hOistir descendant of Oistir.


  1. Hester

    Hester is a small town in the South West region of Western Australia, 7 km north of Bridgetown on the railway. It was gazetted a townsite in 1899, and was originally a siding on the Donnybrook to Bridgetown railway, opened in 1898. The town derives its name from the nearby Hester Brook, a name first recorded by surveyor John Forrest in 1866. Hester Brook is named after Edward Godfrey Hester, an early settler of the Bridgetown district.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hester is ranked #976 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hester surname appeared 35,642 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 12 would have the surname Hester.

    73.1% or 26,054 total occurrences were White.
    21.9% or 7,820 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 777 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.7% or 627 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.5% or 185 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 178 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. theres

  2. esther

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hester in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hester in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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