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Gender: Female Meaning of Ester: "star" Origin of Ester: Variation of Esther

The name Ester is a girl's name of Slavic origin meaning "star". Ester and is often added to lists like Colonial Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle name for a First name!".

From the experts:

This simplified spelling is a bit too polyester, though this is also the authentic Slavic version of an Old Testament name that's being rediscovered.

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Famous People Named Ester

Ester Renay Dean, American singer and actress
Ester Boserup, Danish economist
Ester Krumbachová, Czech screenwriter and costume designer
Ester Ledecká, Czech skier
Ester Rada, Israeli singer and actress
Estere, twin daughter of Madonna

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