Scottish form of Christopher
"one who carries Christ"

Kester Origin and Meaning

The name Kester is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "one who carries Christ".

Nearly unknown outside the British Isles, this old Scottish variation has a sleek surname feel that can make an excellent update of the flagging Christopher.

Kester Popularity

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Famous People Named Kester

  • Paul KesterAmerican playwright.
  • Kester BerwickAustralian actor and writer

Kester in Pop Culture

  • Kester Woodseaves"Precious Bane" (1924) by Mary Webb
  • Kester. character in Elizabeth Gaskell's "Sylvia's Lovers" (1863)
  • Kestercharacter in the 1930s TV serial "The Lone Ranger"