Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 13,955 people named Lancaster in the UK. That makes it the 729th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 221 are named Lancaster.
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Related and similar surnamesLancashire
The Lancaster surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.