Gender Feminine
Usage Jewish

Meaning & History

Diminutive of Esther. A famous bearer was the American businesswoman Estée Lauder (1908-2004), founder of the cosmetics company that bears her name. Her birth name was Josephine Esther Mentzer. Apparently she added the accent to her name Estee in order to make it appear French.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEsther(Biblical) Esther(Biblical Greek) 'Ester(Biblical Hebrew) Esther, Hester(Biblical Latin) Ester(Catalan) Ester(Czech) Ester, Esther(Danish) Esther(Dutch) Esther, Hester, Hettie(English) Ester(Estonian) Ester, Esteri, Essi(Finnish) Esther(French) Esther(German) Ester(Hebrew) Eszter, Eszti(Hungarian) Ester(Icelandic) Ester(Italian) Estera(Lithuanian) Ester, Esther(Norwegian) Estera(Polish) Ester(Portuguese) Estera(Romanian) Yesfir, Esfir(Russian) Estera(Slovak) Ester, Esther(Spanish) Ester, Esther(Swedish)

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Entry updated October 20, 2016