Dweller near the woods





Alt. Spellings


Traits associated with the name Forrest:

Forrest has a beautiful sound to it that represents a powerful affection between owner and dog.

Dogs named Forrest tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and beauty.

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

That you have a sense of humor and appreciate the classic movie Forrest Gump. It could also suggest that you are a fan of nature and the outdoors.

Is Forrest a good dog name?

Forrest has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Forrest 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

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Forrest was, in the past month, the 4875th most viewed dog name on

As of July 2024, Forrest 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, Forrest was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Forrest is most adored in Nebraska, Colorado and Hawaii.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in South Carolina, Iowa and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Forrest:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Australian Shepherd
  4. Dalmatian
  5. Beagle

Forrest is found in these categories:

flower dog names

Woodlands often have blossoming plants, linking the name to nature and blooms.

old fashioned dog names

Echoes of yesteryears, this moniker harks back to Gump and woodland wanderers.

cute dog names

Evokes images of playful woodland creatures, thanks to "Forrest Gump".

british dog names

Associated with greenery and woodlands, common in British surnames.

summer dog names

Warm weather encourages outdoor exploration, and forests are popular destinations during this season.

Dog names like Forrest:

Lucky, fortunate
Free, liberal, generous
Arrow Maker/Folk Army
Genuine, bold or brave
Forrest dog name meaning

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