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 Hostetler

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

T is for try, as hard as you can

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hostetler

Jeff Hostetler is a football player for the New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, and Washington Redskins. Jeff was born on April 22nd, 1961 in Jerome, Pennsylvania.


John was born in 1918. He breathed his last breath in 2001.


Cyrus was born on August 8th, 1986.


Dave Hostetler is a baseball player. Dave was born on March 27th, 1956 in Pasadena, California.


Chuck Hostetler was an athlete. Chuck was born on September 22nd, 1903 in McClellandtown, Pennsylvania. He died on February 18th, 1971.


Abraham was born on November 22nd, 1818. He left this life on November 24th, 1899.


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Popularity of Hostetler as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hostetler U.S.
  White 97.46% 64.26%
  African American 0.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hostetler

People with the last name Hostetler are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hostetler

  • How Popular is the name Hostetler? As a last name Hostetler was the 2,490th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hostetler? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hostetler was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hostetler: Your name in reverse order is Reltetsoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Htlseorte. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hostetler? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,505 people with the last name Hostetler.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hostetler? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Hostetler as their last name.

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