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The name Forest is of French origin, and means woods.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Forest has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Forest
Use of the Name Forest for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
12,228 2,944 1,142 205 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Forest has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Forest last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1995, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Forest
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188030830  
188140218  
188233527  
188331228  
188430233  
188531030  
188625744  
188731428  
188829836  
188936324  
18902853789010
189124941  
189225449  
189322359  
189431032  
189524952  
189625850  
18972465083815
189822362  
189928338  
190028653  
190125645  
190223660  
190327147  
190423565  
190526456  
190626058  
190726861  
190831150  
190934047  
191030465  
191128784  
1912342122  
1913300175  
1914299228  
1915334252  
1916297302  
1917319286  
1918321316  
1919326296  
1920340293  
1921380255  
1922340298  
1923362268  
1924365272  
1925380248  
1926381235  
1927398226  
1928374243  
1929390220  
1930407206  
1931397200  
1932461154  
1933416170  
1934490137  
1935506129  
1936517119  
1937474143  
1938553110  
1939508125  
1940519125  
1941494140  
1942537131  
1943568125  
1944512140  
1945581108  
1946640100  
1947531161  
1948646110  
1949593131  
1950647115  
1951692102  
195271297  
1953677111  
1954719101  
1955714104  
195675794  
1957721107  
1958707112  
195979991  
196080390  
196184882  
196279791  
196382984  
196484282  
196580086  
196684774  
196793460  
196883078  
1969    
197094871  
197187886  
1972    
1973    
197486386  
197594275  
197691683  
197791386  
1978    
197998880  
1980884102  
198199383  
1982    
1983    
1984    
1985    
1986    
1987    
1988    
1989    
1990    
1991923131  
1992820164  
1993721206  
1994657251  
1995749205  
Totals:  12,228 25

During the last 125 years, parents have used Forest as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Forest appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 103 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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