Name: Foster

Origin and Meaning of the Name Foster

  • Meaning:
    Forest; of the forest; forest-keeper
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (FOS ter)
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Miscellaneous Info for Foster

  • Used in:
    English speaking countries

Similar Names to Foster for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Foster (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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