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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. də-FAWR-ist
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Meaning & History

From a French surname meaning "from the forest". It was originally given in honour of American author John Deforest (1826-1906) [1].

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VariantDeforrest

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Sources & References

  1. Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford, 1990, page 80.
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