What Is the Meaning of the Name Jester?

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Jester, a boy's name, might have been an occupational name for a jester. A jester was a person who was employed to tell jokes by the European monarch. It's also a German name 'Gastharo' composed of 'gast' which means warrior and 'heri' meaning army.
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A jester is a clown. Please don't name your kid clown.
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