Forrest - Meaning of Forrest
What does Forrest mean?
[ 2 syll. for-res(t), fo-rre-st ] The baby girl name Forrest is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced as FAOR-ehST †. Forrest's language of origin is French. The meaning of Forrest is 'forester'. See Forrest for more information.
Forms of Forrest include the names Forest, Forreste, Forrestt, and Forrie.
See also the related category french.
Forrest is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1907 with 0.005% of baby girls being named Forrest. It was #959 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then, and is of sporadic use now. Among all girl names in its family, Forrest was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. In the last century Forrest has primarily been a boy name. In 1907, 15 times more boys than girls were given the name Forrest.
Baby names that sound like Forrest include Forest, Forreste, Forrestt, Frostey, Frosti, Frostie, Frosty, Farrukhzad, Frostee, and Fereshteh.
† English pronunciation for Forrest: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"
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