What does Forster mean?
Associated with: forest (tree).
Forster has 1 variant: Forester.Creative forms:
(male) Forter, Froster, ..
(female) Forfer, Forwer, .. Middle name pairings:
Forster Marshawn (F.M.), ..
How popular is Forster?
Forster is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3615 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Foster (#1030 via latest list) and Forest (#1326) are the prominent variation forms of Forster (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Forster was common among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much lower, with versions like Foster falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Alaster, Alester, Alister, Alyster, Buster▼, Carter▲, Caster, Chester▼, Christer, Colter, Coster, Coulter, Farmer, Farrer, Farrier, Ferrer, Ferrier, Feste, Fester, Fisher▲, Folker, Fonsie, Forbes, Forde, Forden, Forgael (see Fergal), Forteny (see Fortney), Fortney, Fortny (see Fortney), Fowler, Fraser, Frasier, Frazer, Fryer, Fursey, Kester, Krister, Lester▼, Lorimer, Lorymer, Minster, Nester, Porter▲, Potter, Rossiter, Torger, Torsten, Vester, Webster▼ and Wister. These names tend to be more commonly used than Forster.See names in meaning and etymology.