Gloster Family History
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Gloster Name Meaning
English: habitational name from the city of Gloucester. The place originally bore the British name Glevum (apparently from a cognate of Welsh gloyw ‘bright’), to which was added the Old English element ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kloster, Plaster, Lister, Hoster, Luster, Glover, Coster, Laster