Name: Hester

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hester

  • Meaning:
    Star
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (HESS ter)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hester

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Hester Prynne was the adulterous heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter", a novel set in Puritan New England.

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