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Gender: Male Meaning of Longfellow: "tall one" Origin of Longfellow: English

The name Longfellow is a boy's name of English origin meaning "tall one". Longfellow and is often added to lists like Movie Character Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

Longfellow is the first name of the eponymous hero of the classic 1936 film Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, later remade with Adam Sandler. But it's hard to imagine a modern parent using it except as a middle name to honor the poet.

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Famous People Named Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American poet
Baron Longfellow, stage name of Andrew "Andy" Kim, Canadian singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Longfellow

Longfellow Deeds, main character in film "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" and remake "Mr Deeds"


EW314 Says:


Haha, totally agree. This is just crying out for obvious, tedious innuendo whenever he introduces himself.

lesliemarion Says:


It's a beautiful word, but I agree with nameberry. Besides boys would be ruthless, asking the boy about his "long fellow."