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Forest Meaning


What does Forest mean?

The name Forest is of French origin.

The meaning of Forest is "woodsman".

Forest is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Fo-rest.

The Given Name Forest

Forest is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A sophisticated name that will be loved by parents.

Forest falls into the name categories cool, tree.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Forest Whitaker.

Forest Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 973 in baby name popularity for boys with 211 occurrences. It ranked 12,822 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,009 in baby name popularity for boys with 200 occurrences. It ranked 9,498 in baby name popularity for girls with 11 occurrences.

Want to see how Forest sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Forest Name Popularity Page.

Forest Related Names

Famous Forests

  • Forest Whitaker ~ Actor

Forest Numerology

What will your new littleForest be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Forest are often outspoken and eager but most of all they are read more >>

Forest Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Forest.

Just for fun, see the name Forest 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 Forest in Nautical Flags page.