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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gloster

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Alt. Meaning

G is for generous, your giving nature.

L is for lucky, who is more?

O is for objective, always impartial

S is for sensible, the practical side.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Notable Persons Named Gloster

Gloster Richardson is a football player. Gloster was born on July 18th, 1942 in Greenville, Mississippi.


Gloster was born on May 21st, 1918. He left this life on May 4th, 2003.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gloster

Dame Elizabeth Gloster is a judge. She was most active from 2013 to 2013. Dame was given the name Elizabeth Gloster on June 5th, 1949.


Black Cobain is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Black was given the name Marcus Gloster on April 29th, 1986 in Alexandria, Virginia. Black is also known as Gloster and Marcus.



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Popularity of Gloster as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gloster U.S.
  White 38.07% 64.26%
  African American 57.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gloster

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gloster

  • How Popular is the name Gloster? Gloster is the 72,323rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gloster was the 22,733rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gloster have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Gloster in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gloster? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1928 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gloster first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gloster is Friday, August 23rd, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Gloster born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gloster was in 1932 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gloster: Your name in reverse order is Retsolg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lortesg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gloster? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,127 people with the last name Gloster.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gloster? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gloster as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k 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).
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