Meaning and Origin of: Forest

Forest is of Old French origin and means "Out of the woods."

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old French : Out of the woods

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : variant spelling of Forrest. It is also found in both French and Catalan as a surname in this spelling, with the same origin and meaning.
  • Translation of French Laforêt (see Laforest).

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