located closest to the stern or tail
Nearest the stern of a vessel; hindmost.
hindmost; -- opposed to foremost
nearest the stern; most aft
Origin: [OE. eftemest, AS. ftemest, akin to Gothic aftumist and aftuma, the last, orig. a superlative of of, with the superlative endings -te, -me, -st.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
aft′ėr-mōst, adj. hindmost. [A.S. æftemest; Goth. af-tuma, -tuma, being equiv. to L. -tumus in op-tumus, best. Goth. has also af-tum-ists = A.S. æf-tem-est, which is thus a double superlative.—Thus in aftermost, r is intrusive and -most is not the adv. most.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The last objects in a ship, reckoned from forwards; as, the aftermost mast, aftermost guns, &c.
The numerical value of aftermost in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of aftermost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9