Definitions for Stoker
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Stoker, Bram Stoker, Abraham Stokernoun
Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)
a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
a mechanical device for stoking a furnace
A person who stokes, especially one on a steamship who stokes coal in the boilers
A device for stoking a fire; a poker
A device that feeds coal into a furnace etc automatically
A person who pedals on the back of a tandem bicycle
Etymology: From stoker, from stoken, ultimately equivalent to. More at stoke.
A stoker is a person who is responsible for feeding a furnace, boiler, or steam engine with fuel in order for it to produce power. This term is often used in the context of ships or trains that use coal-fired engines. Nowadays, in modern machinery, "stoker" can also refer to a mechanical device that automatically feeds fuel into a furnace or boiler.
one who is employed to tend a furnace and supply it with fuel, especially the furnace of a locomotive or of a marine steam boiler; also, a machine for feeding fuel to a fire
a fire poker
Etymology: [D. See Stoke, v. t.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The man who attends to feed and trim the fires for the boilers in a steam-vessel.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Stoker is ranked #5082 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Stoker surname appeared 6,888 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Stoker.
86.9% or 5,989 total occurrences were White.
7.4% or 511 total occurrences were Black.
2.6% or 185 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.4% or 100 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1% or 69 total occurrences were Asian.
0.4% or 34 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of Stoker in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Stoker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
These two spider species are highly specialised mosquito assassins, like Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ or Arnold Schwarzenegger in the James Cameron movie ‘The Terminator’, these little specialist predators ignore any other insects that get in the way as they pursue their target victims – mosquitoes.
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