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Gender: M Meaning of Foster: "forester" Origin of Foster: English occupational name Foster's Popularity in 2013: #937

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Foster is one commonly heard last name that makes a fine first. More unusual than Forrester or Gardener yet eminently first-name-ready, the only problem with Foster might be its association with "foster child."

There are numerous notable last-named Fosters, including composer Stephen, actresses Jodie and Sutton, architect Norman, and comic strip artist Hal, creator of "Prince Valiant."

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Famous People Named Foster

Actor siblings Hunter and Sutton Foster
Actress Jodie Foster
Harry Foster Chapin, American singer/songwriter
Foster Brooks, American Comedian/Actor
Norman Foster Ramsey, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics

Pop Culture References for the Name Foster

Foster the People, American band
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
Foster's - Australian lager
The Fosters, ABC family television show