Forest - boys name

Forest name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Forest name meaning:

The name "Forest" primarily derives from the English vocabulary word "forest," which refers to a large area of land covered with trees and undergrowth. As a given name, Forest carries a natural and earthy connotation. It evokes images of lush greenery, tranquility, and a deep connection to nature. The name Forest embodies the qualities associated with wooded landscapes: strength, resilience, and groundedness.

Parents who choose the name Forest for their son may appreciate its simplicity and its link to the natural world. It signifies a love for the outdoors and a desire to raise a child who will appreciate and protect nature. The name Forest can also symbolize an affinity for adventure and exploration, as forests have long been regarded as mysterious and enchanting places. Overall, Forest is a name that embodies the beauty and majesty of nature, and it bestows upon its bearer a sense of harmony and connection to the world around them.

Origin: German


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Overall UK ranking: 584 out of 4789

65 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Forest

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