"shining forest"

Dagwood Origin and Meaning

The name Dagwood is a boy's name of English origin meaning "shining forest".

Forever the hapless cartoon husband of Blondie.

Dagwood in Pop Culture

  • Dagwood Bumsteadcharacter in the Blondie comic and movies
  • Dagwoodcharacter on TV's "seaQuest DSV"
  • Dagwood "Woody" Rossocharacter in the children's novel '10 Kids, No Pets', by Ann M Martin
  • Dagwood Coopertwin to Juniper Cooper and son of Polly Cooper and Jason Blossom from the CW TV series Riverdale