Easter

Easter (engl. Ostern) ist ein englischer Familienname.

Bekannte Namensträger

  • Allison Easter, Sängerin
  • David Easter, Musiker
  • Jamal Easter (*1987), britischer Fußballspieler (Wales)
  • Jermaine Easter (*1982), britischer Fußballspieler (Wales)
  • Kenneth William Easter (*1937), US-amerikanischer Wirtschaftswissenschaftler
  • Luke Easter (1915-1979), US-amerikanischer Baseballspieler
  • Luke Easter, US-amerikanischer Sänger der Band Tourniquet (Band)
  • Mitch Easter, US-amerikanischer Sänger, Komponist und Produzent
  • Nick Easter (*1978), britischer Rugbyspieler (England)
  • Anne Easter Smith (*1952), britische Autorin
  • Campell Easter Waters (1872-????), US-amerikanischer Chemiker

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