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Gender: Male Meaning of Forster: "scissors maker" Origin of Forster: English, variation of Foster

Forster Origin and Meaning

The name Forster is a boy's name of English origin meaning "scissors maker".

Forster, a variation of Foster or potentially even Forester, is associated with British novelist E.M. Forster, author of A Passage to India, Howard's End, and A Room with a View. But if you choose Forster, you'd always have to force that 'r'.

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beachbear Says:

2016-10-12T02:25:02

I actually don't think this name sounds bad in a vacuum. However, it does sound a bit like someone is saying "Foster" in the same accent with which they'd pronounce "water" as "worter."