Skip Navigation Links
Select a place:
Find us on Facebook

Forster Surname


Frequency of Forster in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, FORSTER ranked #3,615 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 9,033 people, or approximately 1 in every 29,864 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
FORSTER3,6159,03392.56%4.20%0.41%0.62%1.01%1.21%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, FORSTER ranked #4,558 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 33,333 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Forster Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 112 grave(s) with the surname Forster.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Forster.

Resource Links for Forster


Forster (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forster_(surname)

Forster Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Forster/surnames.htm

Forster Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/forster/

Forster Surname Origin & Family History. Start your family tree. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Forster surname / last name in family name dictionary. Genealogy Help & Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/f/forster.php (9 May 2011)

Forster Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Forster


Add Do you know of a web page containing information about this surname that would be useful to genealogy or history researchers? Please add it now! (Free registration required)