Infographic of Forrest name meaning, which is “One who lives or works in the forest,” ultimately from the Latin foris, out of doors.
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Forrest Name Popularity

How popular is the name Forrest? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 241 56 0.0159%
1911 220 88 0.0236%
1912 192 263 0.0522%
1913 171 366 0.0646%
1914 177 471 0.0676%
1915 180 597 0.0657%
1916 184 600 0.0621%
1917 184 626 0.0626%
1918 172 742 0.0691%
1919 188 652 0.0623%
1920 178 764 0.0687%
1921 180 765 0.0668%
1922 182 744 0.0668%
1923 185 732 0.0654%
1924 199 669 0.0576%
1925 213 616 0.0545%
1926 202 663 0.0603%
1927 218 579 0.0523%
1928 231 538 0.0503%
1929 210 572 0.0552%
1930 241 492 0.0471%
1931 241 441 0.0447%
1932 238 465 0.0471%
1933 245 415 0.0445%
1934 272 358 0.037%
1935 261 389 0.04%
1936 270 354 0.0367%
1937 259 387 0.0393%
1938 280 349 0.0341%
1939 267 376 0.037%
1940 276 378 0.0356%
1941 278 384 0.0341%
1942 298 376 0.0298%
1943 289 407 0.0312%
1944 277 426 0.0344%
1945 286 405 0.0332%
1946 292 454 0.0308%
1947 309 466 0.0279%
1948 317 406 0.0254%
1949 325 410 0.0255%
1950 319 421 0.0261%
1951 313 459 0.0271%
1952 315 471 0.027%
1953 323 434 0.0245%
1954 319 476 0.026%
1955 330 459 0.025%
1956 354 396 0.021%
1957 362 404 0.021%
1958 389 359 0.019%
1959 382 392 0.0206%
1960 398 349 0.0184%
1961 388 379 0.0201%
1962 378 412 0.0224%
1963 401 357 0.0199%
1964 414 336 0.0191%
1965 428 284 0.0174%
1966 453 246 0.0158%
1967 443 251 0.0165%
1968 457 237 0.0158%
1969 486 207 0.0134%
1970 463 262 0.0165%
1971 456 275 0.0183%
1972 477 225 0.0165%
1973 531 171 0.0132%
1974 488 222 0.0171%
1975 489 226 0.0176%
1976 481 224 0.0174%
1977 456 266 0.0197%
1978 457 261 0.0194%
1979 467 264 0.0187%
1980 471 273 0.0187%
1981 473 266 0.0181%
1982 445 319 0.0213%
1983 482 262 0.0178%
1984 525 220 0.0148%
1985 494 265 0.0175%
1986 495 270 0.0179%
1987 460 325 0.0213%
1988 460 342 0.0219%
1989 443 415 0.0257%
1990 420 501 0.0302%
1991 372 580 0.0356%
1992 314 807 0.0506%
1993 294 914 0.0586%
1994 213 1,340 0.0873%
1995 308 829 0.055%
1996 486 401 0.0268%
1997 544 321 0.0217%
1998 639 231 0.0154%
1999 666 212 0.0142%
2000 746 180 0.0118%
2001 839 146 0.0097%
2002 955 115 0.0077%
2003 902 136 0.0089%
2004 1,036 105 0.0069%
2005 1,146 89 0.0058%
2006 1,249 78 0.005%
2007 1,295 75 0.0048%
2008 1,291 77 0.005%
2009 1,126 106 0.0071%
2010 1,109 107 0.0074%
2011 1,075 110 0.0077%
2012 1,139 96 0.0067%
2013 820 202 0.0142%
2014 699 293 0.0201%
2015 647 344 0.0236%
2016 612 388 0.0269%
2017 582 408 0.0292%
2018 552 447 0.0325%
2019 475 560 0.0414%
2020 465 589 0.0463%

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What names sound like Forrest?

If you like how Forrest sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Forrest.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Forester

Woodsman; woods

French

Forrester

Woodsman; woods

French

Frost

Freezing

English


What names are similar to Forrest?

Find a name that’s like Forrest, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aoresty

Mountain

Greek

DeForest

Living near the forest

English

Everest

English

Farrant

Gray-haired

French

Farris

Iron-strong

English

Ferrant

Gray-haired

French

Ferris

“(A man of) iron,” from the Latin ferrum, iron.

Irish

Ferriss

Irish

Forde

River crossing

English

Horst

Thicket

German


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1 Comment

  1. We named Forrest after my late grandfather! I was the youngest and only one of my grandfathers grandkids to get his red hair.


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