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Origin and Meaning of Forever

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb For*ev"er
  1. Through eternity; through endless ages; eternally.
  2. At all times; always.
    synonyms: Constantly; continually; invariably; unchangeably; incessantly; always; perpetually; unceasingly; ceaselessly; interminably; everlastingly; endlessly; eternally.

Note: ☞ In England, for and ever are usually written and printed as two separate words; but, in the United States, the general practice is to make but a single word of them.

Etymology: For, prep. + ever

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Without interruption
  2. For a limitless time ("no one can live forever")
  3. For a very long or seemingly endless time ("she took forever to write the paper" and "we had to wait forever and a day")

From Middle English for ever, for evere, equivalent to for +‎ ever.

  1. An extremely long time.
  2. (colloquial) a mythical time in the infinite future that will never come.
    Sure, I'd be happy to meet with you on the 12th of .

Notable Persons With the Last Name Forever

Tender Forever is a musician. She plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Ukulele, Drum kit, and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 2003. Tender was given the name Melanie Valera . Tender is also known as Tender Forever.


Chase Forever is a rhythm, blues, soul music, hip hop music, and dancehall singing and songwriter. They plays Vocals. They have been prominent since 2010. Chase was given the name fianko Bossman on June 24th, 1988 in London.


Fun Facts about the name Forever

  • How Popular is the name Forever? Forever is the 20,663rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Forever have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 333 babies born with the first name Forever in the United States. That's more than enough people named Forever to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Forever? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Forever born? The highest recorded use of the first name Forever was in 2014 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Forever Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Forever is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Forever: Your name in reverse order is Reverof. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eovrfer. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.