Foster - Meaning of Foster

What does Foster mean?

[ 2 syll. fos-ter, fo-st-er ] The baby boy name Foster is pronounced FOWST-er †. Foster is of Old French origin and it is used mainly in English. Foster is a variant of Forrest (English).

See also the related categories, english and french.

Foster is rare as a baby boy name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1901, 0.031% of baby boys were named Foster. It was #292 in rank then. The baby name has suffered a marked drop in popularity since then, and is of only very light use today. Out of the family of boy names directly related to Foster, Forrest was the most frequently used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Foster include Factar, Facter, Factir, Factor, Factur, Fodir, Fodur, Fodyr, Feodore (Russian), and Fodar.

† Pronunciation for Foster: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"



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