What Does The Name Lancaster Mean?


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The word 'Lancaster' is used to give name to a boy and it can trace its origin in the Old English. The meaning that can be figured out from the word is that of the fort on the river Lune. The river can be located in the country of England and these days several places in this world bear the same name as this.

As a first name the word is hardly being used but as a surname it is considered as among the most popular one. You can find several people who are the bearers of this surname.

Like many other words this words is also not the lone variant of its root and there are four popular variants that can trace their origin on the same word. The variants are Lancashire, Lancester, Lanchester and Lankester.

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