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Boy Name: DeForest

Name: DeForest
Pronunciation: \d(e)-fore-st, def(o)-rest\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: living near the forest
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Tevarus, Tavaress
Variant forms: Defforest


DeForest \d(e)-fore-st, def(o)-rest\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of DeForest is "living near the forest". Place name.

DeForest has 1 variant form: Defforest.

Baby names that sound like DeForest are Tevarus and Tavaress.


DeForest is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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