Forest Worker





Traits associated with the name Foster:

Dogs named Foster tend to be loving, industrious, strong-willed, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Foster?

Naming your dog Foster may suggest that you are a caring and nurturing person who values family and friendship. It could also suggest that you are a creative and imaginative person who likes to think outside the box.

Is Foster a good dog name?

Foster has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Foster isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Foster is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Foster was, in the past month, the 760th most viewed dog name on

As of April 2024, Foster is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Foster was viewed 81 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Foster's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Foster is most adored in Nebraska, District of Columbia and Wisconsin.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, New York and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Foster.

Most popular breeds named Foster:

  1. Australian Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Australian Cattle Dog

Foster is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names

Harkens back to days of yore, when beer and dogs shared monikers.

Dog names like Foster:

Lucky, fortunate
Dweller near the woods
From The Town By The Field
Arrow Maker/Folk Army
From france
Foster dog name meaning

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FOSTER (Madrid, Spain)
Foster It is a beautiful and original name as well as being close. Without a doubt, if you are looking for a name for your pet, Foster is the best option. It will stand out in all your furry friends 🐾
April 05, 2022 ◆ Translated

Let us know what you think of Foster as a dog name!