Forrest, Nathan Bedford 1821-1877. American Confederate general who was energetic in the battles of Shiloh (1862) and Chickamauga (1863). He was a founder while the very first frontrunner (1866-1869) for the Ku-Klux Klan.
A topographical surname for somebody who lived or worked in a Royal woodland (area of woodland set aside for hunting)
A male offered name transmitted through the surname.