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Forrest Meaning


What does Forrest mean?

The name Forrest is of English origin.

The meaning of Forrest is "lives in, by an enclosed wood".

Forrest is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Fo-rrest.

The Given Name Forrest

Forrest appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This great little boy name has a natural spirit.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Forrest DeBernardi, Forrest Gregg, and Forrest Gump.

Forrest Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 571 in baby name popularity for boys with 480 occurrences. It ranked 14,319 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 591 in baby name popularity for boys with 458 occurrences. It ranked 10,964 in baby name popularity for girls with 9 occurrences.

View the Forrest Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Forrest has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Forrest to other names.

Forrest Related Names

Famous Forrests

  • Forrest DeBernardi ~ Basketball Player
  • Forrest Gregg ~ Football Player
  • Forrest Gump ~ Forrest Gump character

Forrest Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Forrest.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Forrest Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Forrest in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Forrest.

Just for fun, see the name Forrest in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Forrest in Nautical Flags page.