When Velma Anna Luster was born in 1846, in Missouri, United States, her father, James Luster, was 51 and her mother, Mary Anna Clinton, was 41. She married William Jefferson Helms on 18 March 1883. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Union Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States for about 50 years and Short Bend, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1920. She was buried in Elvins, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.
Probably an altered form of English Lester . This surname is common among African Americans.
German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Lust (see Lust 2).
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): either an artificial extension of Lust 1 or from southern German Luster ‘chandelier’.