Diminutive of Woodrow
"row of houses by a wood"

Woody Origin and Meaning

The name Woody is a boy's name .

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.

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Woody Rank in US Top 1000

# 1568 on Nameberry

Woody Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Woody Popularity

Famous People Named Woody

  • Heywood "Woody" Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg)American director, screenwriter and actor
  • Woodrow Tracy "Woody" HarrelsonAmerican actor
  • Woodrow Wilson "Woody" GuthrieAmerican folksinger
  • Woodrow "Woody" DantzlerAmerican NFL football player
  • Woodrow Charles "Woody" HermanAmerican jazz clarinetist
  • Woody Herman ShawAmerican jazz trumpeter
  • Wayne Woodrow "Woody" HayesAmerican college football coach
  • Woodrow Wilson "Woody" PaigeAmerican sportswriter and broadcaster
  • Linwood "Woody" Kaine (b. 1992)son of American politician Tim Kaine

Woody in Pop Culture

  • Woody Pridecowboy doll in Disney's "Toy Story" series
  • Woodrow Huckleberry Tiberius "Woody" Boyda main character on TV's "Cheers"
  • Woody Woodpeckercartoon character
  • Woodrow "Woody" Finkcharacter on TV's "Suite Life on Deck"
  • Woodrow "Woody" Strodecharacter on TV's "Psych"