First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Doster

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Alt. Meaning

D is for decisive, especially when it counts

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

S is for sensible, the practical side.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Doster

David Doster is a baseball player. David was born on October 8th, 1970 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


Reggie Doster is an american football player. Reggie was born on January 2nd, 1976.


Merav was born in 1976.


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Popularity of Doster as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Doster U.S.
  White 79.19% 64.26%
  African American 15.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Doster

People with the last name Doster are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Doster

  • How Popular is the name Doster? As a last name Doster was the 7,852nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Doster first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Doster is Saturday, March 3rd, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Doster? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Doster. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Doster: Your name in reverse order is Retsod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dtesro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Doster? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,215 people with the last name Doster.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Doster? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Doster as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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