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Origin and Meaning of Leston

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Alt. Meaning

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Notable Persons Named Leston

Leston Júnior is an athlete for the Clube do Remo. Leston was born on September 20th, 1978 in Divinópolis, Brazil.


Leston Havens was a in the field of psychotherapy. Leston was given the name Leston Laycock Havens on July 31st, 1924 in New York City. He passed away on July 29th, 2011.


Leston Alphonso is an athlete for the Laxmi Prasad S.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Leston

Les Leston is a formula one racer.


Dennis Leston was a in the field of entomology. Dennis was born on February 17th, 1917 in London, United Kingdom. He died on October 7th, 1981.


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Popularity of Leston as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leston U.S.
  White 53.52% 64.26%
  African American 5.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.76% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 37.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leston

People with the last name Leston are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Leston

  • How Popular is the name Leston? Leston is the 28,133rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Leston was the 69,170th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Leston have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 182 babies born with the first name Leston in the United States. That's more than enough people named Leston to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Leston? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Leston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Leston is Thursday, April 15th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Leston born? The highest recorded use of the first name Leston was in 1924 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Leston: Your name in reverse order is Notsel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tnleso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leston? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 284 people with the last name Leston.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leston? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Leston as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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