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 "Boys Drop 2 Add 1 pick a favor that can't be dropped".
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'.