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Meaning and name origin

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

A suggested similar baby name is Forrester.


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).

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