The name Forster is a boy's name of English origin meaning "scissors maker". Forster and is often added to lists like Literary Baby Names Inspired by Authors and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (BOYS)".
From the experts:
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'.