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Type Surname (from occupation & from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BEST

Meaning & History

Derived from Middle English beste meaning "beast", an occupational name for a keeper of animals or a nickname for someone who acted like a beast. A famous bearer of this surname was soccer legend George Best (1946-2005).

Related Names

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