Last name: SANGSTER

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All you have to know about the last name SANGSTER

Last name frequency

SANGSTER : This last name is indexed 20,038 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SANGSTER : English and Scottish: from Middle English and Older Scots sang(e)stere ‘singer’; see Sanger 2. The Old English ending -ster was originally a feminine agent suffix contrasted with the masculine -er but by the period of surname formation the gender distinction had disappeared; the distinction is largely regional. Compare Baker and Baxter; Webber and Webster etc.

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