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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Posten

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Alt. Meaning

P is for polite, naturally!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

S is for special, you are, you know!

T is for try, as hard as you can

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Posten as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Posten U.S.
  White 90.31% 64.26%
  African American 3.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Posten

People with the last name Posten are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Posten

  • How Popular is the name Posten? As a last name Posten was the 27,481st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Posten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Posten is Friday, February 8th, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Posten? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Posten. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Posten: Your name in reverse order is Netsop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sonpet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Posten? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 877 people with the last name Posten.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Posten? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Posten as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Posten born Jul 20, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1475. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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