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What does Coster mean?

Coster Pronunciation of Coster [coster] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Coster is "peddler". From "costermonger", meaning "seller of costards". A costard was originally a native English apple, a large medieval variety that no longer exists.

Associated with: old english, medieval.


Creative forms:
(male) Costar, Costro, ..

(female) Costrea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Coster Hendrix (C.H.), ..

How popular is Coster?

Coster is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#17351 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Coster has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Coster name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Coster outside U.S.

Similar Names

Coster is pronounced similarly to Caster, Castor, Kastor and Kester. Other suggested similar names are Buster, Carter, Casper, Chester, Colier, Colten, Colter, Colver, Conner, Cooper, Cortes, Cortez, Cosme, Costa, Costas, Cotten, Coulter, Fester, Forster, Foster, Lester, Nester, Porter, Potter, Vester and Wister. These names tend to be more commonly used than Coster.

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