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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Foister

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Foist"er
One who foists something surreptitiously; a falsifier.

foist +‎ -er

  1. One who foists; a falsifier.

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Popularity of Foister as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Foister U.S.
  White 98.31% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Foister

People with the last name Foister are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Foister

  • How Popular is the name Foister? Foister is the 90,885th most popular name of all time. As a last name Foister was the 50,362nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Foister have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Foister in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Foister? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Foister first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Foister is Sunday, April 6th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Foister born? The highest recorded use of the first name Foister was in 1924 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Foister: Your name in reverse order is Retsiof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rfeisot. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Foister? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 415 people with the last name Foister.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Foister? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Foister as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.