Forest

Unisex

Meaning

From The Woods

Origin

French

Pronunciation

/ˈfɔːrɪst/

Alt. Spellings

Forrest

Traits associated with the name Forest:

Dogs named Forest tend to be loving, good-natured, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Forest?

It suggests that you have an appreciation for nature and the outdoors. You may also have a strong connection to the natural world and a love of exploring.

Is Forest a good dog name?

Forest has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Forest isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

631
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1,638
New York City Dog Name Database
1,498
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Forest is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Forest was, in the past month, the 811th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Forest is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Forest was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Forest's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Forest is most adored in West Virginia, Nebraska and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, District of Columbia and Montana.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Forest.

Most popular breeds named Forest:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. Poodle

Forest is found in these categories:

nature dog names
nature

Represents vast, green, outdoor spaces where dogs love to explore and play.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the 70s, thanks to Mr. Gump's cinematic adventures.

hunting dog names
hunting

Hunting dogs often work in woodland areas, making names associated with nature, like Forest, fitting.

Dog names like Forest:

From the fern-covered clearing
Fair-haired hero
Free or truthful; from France.
Gamekeeper; a rover or wanderer
Inspired by Rocky Balboa.
Shade From Sun
Forest dog name meaning

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