What does Forrester mean?
Associated with: forest (tree).
(female) Middle name pairings:
Forrester Antony (F.A.), ..
How popular is Forrester?
Forrester is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2487 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Forrester (not ranked) are Forest (#1326 via latest list), Forrest (#659) and Foster (#1030). Other forms, like Forester, are uncommon. These relations of Forrester were at the top of their popularity a century ago (average #253) and are now much less widespread (#1005, down 72%), with forms such as Foster becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Alester, Brewster, Carpenter, Chester▼, Christer, Coster, Farrer, Farrier, Ferrer, Ferrier, Feste, Fester, Forbes, Forteney (see Fortney), Fraener, Fraser, Frasier, Hollister, Kester, Krister, Lancester, Lankester (see Lancaster), Leicester, Lester▼, Lorrimer, Nester, Porter▲, Rochester, Silvester, Sylvester▼ and Vester. These names tend to be more frequently used than Forrester.See names in meaning and etymology.