English, variation of Foster
"scissors maker"

Forster Origin and Meaning

The name Forster is 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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Famous People Named Forster

  • Forster MutizwaZimbabwean cricketer
  • E.M. ForsterEnglish novelist