Lester


Lester

Lester is a Scottish and Irish surname of Gaelic origin, which is a variant of the surname Lister.

Lester may refer to:

People

;Given name
*Lester Bangs, an American music critic
*Lester Johnson (Lazy Lester), blues harmonica player
*Lester Patrick, a former professional ice hockey player
*Lester B. Pearson, the fourteenth Prime Minister of Canada
*Lester Piggott, English jockey
*Lester Young, American jazz tenor saxophonist;Surname
*Adrian Lester, a British actor
*Brad Lester, a collegiate American football player
*Jack Lester, a professional English football (soccer) player
*John Lester, an American cricketer
*Jon Lester, a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
*Richard Lester, a British film director

Places

*In the United States:
**Lester, Alabama
**Lester, Iowa
**Lester, Washington
**Lester, West Virginia
**The Lester River, which flows through Duluth, Minnesota
*Lester, Singapore

Other uses

*"Lester the Unlikely", a 1994 adventure game for the SNES

ee also

*Leicester (disambiguation)


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  • Lester — heißen folgende Orte: in den USA: Lester (Alabama) Lester (Iowa) Lester (Ohio) Lester (Pennsylvania) Lester (West Virginia) sowie: Lester (Singapur) Lester heißen folgende Gewässer: der Lester (Fluss), ein Zufluss des Oberen Sees in Nordamerika… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lester — [ lɛste ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1366; de lest 1 ♦ Mar. Garnir, charger (un navire) de lest. P. p. adj. Navire lesté (opposé à lège) . ♢ Lester un ballon. 2 ♦ Fig. et fam. Charger, munir, remplir. Lester son estomac, ses poches. Se lester l …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lester — Lester, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 107 Housing Units (2000): 46 Land area (2000): 1.831797 sq. miles (4.744332 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.831797 sq. miles (4.744332 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lester — Lester, Richard * * * (as used in expressions) Bennett Lester Carter Flatt, Lester (Raymond) Lester Polfus Pearson, Lester B(owles) Young, Lester (Willis) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lester — hace referencia a: Lester Frank Ward, sociólogo estadounidense; Lester Young, músico estadounidense; Lester, nombre real de Bullseye, personaje de ficción de Marvel Comics. Lester, la rata del programa de televisión El Mundo de Beakman. Esta… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lester, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 107 Housing Units (2000): 46 Land area (2000): 1.831797 sq. miles (4.744332 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.831797 sq. miles (4.744332 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lester, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 251 Housing Units (2000): 110 Land area (2000): 1.814608 sq. miles (4.699814 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.814608 sq. miles (4.699814 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lester, WV — U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 322 Housing Units (2000): 168 Land area (2000): 0.495039 sq. miles (1.282145 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.495039 sq. miles (1.282145 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Lester — Les ter, n. [Pg., prob. fr. Fr. l est the east.] (Meteor.) A dry sirocco in the Madeira Islands. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lester — m English: transferred use of the surname, which is a local name from the city of Leicester. The placename is recorded in the 10th century as Ligora cæster, representing a British name of obscure origin + the Old English term cæster ‘Roman fort’ …   First names dictionary