Bester Family History
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Bester Name Meaning
English: occupational name for someone who looked after animals, Middle English bester, from beste ‘beast’ (see Best). German: habitational name for someone from a place called Beste. Slovenian (Gorenjska; also Bešter): probably a derivative of Vester 3, a reduced form of the personal name Silvester. Replacement of initial V- with B- is quite common in Slovenian surnames.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Beste, Belter, Vester, Pester, Jester, Tester, Nester, Best, Brester