Last name: Foster
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There is another definition of Foster: which is the German word FURST: meaning foreigner or someone from "over there yonder" or far away..........its also a common French name: De Forest: (not referring to trees) referring instead to far away or foreigner.........
I speak with an Irish accent when I have a few drinks, and my beard gets red unlike the rest of my hair. I have an extreme liking to the movie Boondock Saints and the song The Blood of CuChulainn. (East Texas)
Jo Ann Foster Daigle
Damn.. .im black ...Jamaican. ..slavery is how I gt this name.
Carolyn (Staples) Walters
The Fosters I am related to are from Missouri---mostly Mexico, Mo.
My Great Grandfather was Joseph Foster and married Martha Elizabeth
(Green) Foster in Callaway Co., Mo. Their youngest daughter, Alice May
Foster/Staples/Armstrong was my grandmother on my Fathers side of the
family. I understand Joseph was Irish . I never knew him as he died before
I was born.
Im from the south of England, i know very little about my dads side of the family. My Grandad lived some where near Birmingham, i think. Would be interesting to find out more.
So when its found in old Anglo Saxon regions its more than likely the Germanic version: kind of means Guy who Lives up on that Hill far away....or guy from a foreign or strange place.........
Shawn Pruitt Foster
Shawn Foster born in 1982 in Chattanooga, TN. Hello extended family! Fosterpower