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Forrest Genealogy & History

Although it is commonly referred to as a large grouping of trees, the word Forrest comes from the Old French word foris, meaning outside. In medieval England, the word forrest came to signify woodlands designated for hunting by the king, his nobles, and others permitted by the king. Forrest family history indicates that this geographical name was applied to those who lived in, came from, or worked near the forest. The Dublin christening of William Forrest in 1691 is one of the first recorded instances from someone of the Forrest genealogy. Notable Forrests include Confederate and first Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest.


Forrest Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Wesley Forrest-- --, 1924October 20,2005MD
Babette Forrest-- --, 1917August 5,2000IL
C Bennett Forrest-- --, 1920January 13,2005OH
Dagny Forrest-- --, 1919February 7,2010MI

Forrest Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Eugene Forrest-- --, 1927May 19,2000Hector,NY
Fait Forrest-- --, 1906October ,1969Fort Myers,FL
Gabrielle Forrest-- --, 1915April 22,2009West Orange,NJ
H Richard Forrest-- --, 1928April 1,1997Henrico,VA

Forrest Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Anthony ForrestDenise KoziakJune 16,2001Wake, NC
Benjamin ForrestPamela BeaverSeptember 10,1977Wake, NC
Charles ForrestRuby SmithNovember 5,1959Wake, NC
Danny ForrestBeverly PikeJanuary 21,1990Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Forrest

1331st: Esposito1332nd: Wilhelm
1333rd: Crews1334th: Salinas
1335th: Dugan1336th: Weiner
1337th: Khan1338th: Hager
1339th: Platt1340th: Kauffman

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