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Meaning and name origin

Forrest \f(o)-rre-st\ as a boy's name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Forrest is "forest". Forrest is a variant of Forest (Old French): transferred use of the surname, originally a local name for someone who lived in the woods.


Popularity

Forrest is a very popular first name for males (#401 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1184 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Forrest for boys (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Forrest name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Forrest outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Forrest and its source form. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Forest and Forrest. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Forest, Forrest in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Forrest and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Forrester. This name tends to be less commonly used than Forrest.

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