Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. ES-tiz, ES-tis, Ee-teez
Other Forms FormsEastes, Estez
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Contributor Contrib.Paige on 8/25/2012
a popular surname derived from the House of Este. It is also said to derive from Old English and have the meaning "of the East." As a surname, it has been traced to southern England in the region of Kent, as early as the mid-16th century.