What does Buster mean?
Buster [buster] as a boys' name is of English origin. Derived from the word "bust", from "burst". Nickname made famous by silent film celebrity Buster Keaton. Also a hugely popular comic strip character of the 1930s called Buster Brown, and the brand of a shoe with a well-known advertising jingle in the early 1960s. Swimmer/actor Buster Crabbe.
Associated with: brown.
(male) Baster, Boster, ..
(female) Buber, .. Middle name pairings:
Buster Ramon (B.R.), ..
How popular is Buster?
Buster is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1068 out of 1220, Top 88%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#9839 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Buster reached its top rank of #294 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
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