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Gender: M Origin of Woody: Diminutive of Woodrow Meaning of Woodrow: English, "row of houses by a wood"

While Woodrow is too forbidding, its nickname Woody is a bit cartoonish, as in Woody Woodpecker and the animated cowboy character in Toy Story. Woody Allen was born Allen.

Famous People Named Woody

Woody Allen, American director, screenwriter and actor
Woodrow "Woody" Harrelson, American actor
Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie, American folksinger

Pop Culture References for the Name Woody

Woody, cowboy in Disney's "Toy Story" series
Woody Boyd, a main character on the sitcom "Cheers" (played by Woody Harrelson)
Woody Woodpecker, cartoon character
Woody Fink, character on TV's "Suite Life on Deck"
Woodrow "Woody" Strode, character on TV's "Psych"

Woodey, Woodie

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