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Gender: Male Meaning of Foster: "forester" Origin of Foster: English occupational name

Foster Origin and Meaning

The name Foster is a boy's name of English origin meaning "forester".

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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