Custer

Custer - A very unique male name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Custer appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1632. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Custer and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Custer? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Custer. The baby boy name Custer was given to 5 baby boys in 1917, ranking #1632 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 171,054 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Custer peaked in popularity 102 years ago in 1917 on position 1632.



Famous with this name

Bob Custer
Joel Custer
John Custer


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Custer is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Custer is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #455 - and is the least popular in Kentucky at position #455.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Custer is where you live.


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Custer origin and meaning

Custer is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Custer, pop culture references for the name Custer and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Custer

We've found the following names that sound similar to Custer, sorted by popularity.

Chester / Cutter / Cedar / Chidera /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19171632

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky455

Even more about Custer


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Custer a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Custer?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1917
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Custer
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 171,054
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1917
1917 births +5

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