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The name Foster is derived from a surname.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Foster has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Foster
Use of the Name Foster for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
6,918 439 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Foster has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Foster last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1961, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Foster
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188044816  
188135322  
188229634  
188328932  
188440420  
188534825  
188637322  
188741317  
188836326  
188934127  
189037323  
189129332  
189228441  
189328736  
189428240  
189536227  
189628043  
189730337  
189831837  
189929535  
190042029  
190129236  
190236030  
190336328  
190430242  
190537531  
190632241  
190742829  
190835841  
190941036  
191041742  
191135361  
191239296  
1913383122  
1914405138  
1915418167  
1916387204  
1917428176  
1918406213  
1919428188  
1920416202  
1921432199  
1922448188  
1923464176  
1924469172  
1925483158  
1926468165  
1927481157  
1928590110  
1929545116  
1930548121  
1931562110  
193259299  
1933578100  
1934558111  
1935533117  
193663085  
1937570102  
1938557109  
193964186  
194063189  
194164091  
1942573117  
1943574122  
1944606103  
1945578110  
194669388  
1947619121  
1948622118  
1949669105  
195072190  
195176883  
195278680  
195383873  
195492764  
195586772  
195680386  
195787175  
195893566  
195994666  
1960    
196188974  
Totals:  6,918 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Foster as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Foster appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 81 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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