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Meaning and Origin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Clus"ter
Senses
  1. A number of things of the same kind growing together; a bunch."Her deeds were like great clusters of ripe grapes, Which load the bunches of the fruitful vine." [Spenser.]
  2. A number of similar things collected together or lying contiguous; a group; as, a cluster of islands." Clusterof provinces." [Motley.]
  3. A number of individuals grouped together or collected in one place; a crowd; a mob."As bees . . . Pour forth their populous youth about the hive In clusters." [Milton.]"We loved him; but, like beasts And cowardly nobles, gave way unto your clusters, Who did hoot him out o' the city." [Shak.]

Etymology: AS. cluster clyster; cf. LG. klusteralso Sw. & Dan. klase a cluster of grapes, D. klissen to be entangled?.)

verb Clus"ter
To grow in clusters or assemble in groups; to gather or unite in a cluster or clusters.
verb Clus"ter
To collect into a cluster or clusters; to gather into a bunch or close body.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A grouping of a number of similar things ("a cluster of admirers")
  2. Gather or cause to gather into a cluster
  3. Come together as in a cluster or flock
Wiktionary

Borrowing from English cluster.

  1. (astronomy) cluster (“group of galaxies or stars”)
  2. (computing) cluster (“group of computers working together”)
  3. (music) cluster (“secundal chord of three or more notes”)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cluster

Jr. was born on April 9th, 1954 in Baltimore.

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Popularity of Cluster as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cluster U.S.
  White 84.90% 64.26%
  African American 7.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cluster

People with the last name Cluster are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Cluster

  • How Popular is the name Cluster? Cluster is the 45,875th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cluster was the 66,371st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cluster have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55 babies born with the first name Cluster in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cluster? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cluster first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cluster is Wednesday, April 15th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Cluster born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cluster was in 1924 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Cluster Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cluster is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Cluster: Your name in reverse order is Retsulc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eclrust. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cluster? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 298 people with the last name Cluster.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cluster? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cluster as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.