Surname FORST

SOURCE: Location
USAGE: German

Meaning & History

Derived from Old High German forst "forest". Probably unrelated to the Old French word forest, which was derived from Latin, Old High German forst was derived from foraha meaning "fir tree".

Related Names

VARIANTS: Foerstner, Förstner

Categories

flora, nature, plants, trees
Entry updated November 18, 2011