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Information on Esther -- Meaning, Origin, and/or Other Information

What Does Esther mean? As this eMedTV Web page explains, Esther means "Star." This page also highlights other information related to the name Esther. Jewish captive whom Ahasuerus made his queen

Esther is also a boy name. Click here for information on the boy name Esther.

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Esther is from Persian meaning Star.
Alternates for Esther include: Essa, Essie, Essy, Esta, Ester, Etti, Ettie, Etty, Hester, and Hesther
See Also: Estelle, and Hester
Esther is associated with these categories: Queen, Biblical, and Old Fashioned

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