Gender: Male Meaning of Sherwood: "bright forest" Origin of Sherwood: English

The name Sherwood is a boy's name of English origin meaning "bright forest". Sherwood and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Light and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Drop 2 Add 1 pick a favor that can't be dropped".

From the experts:

Unfashionable surname, best left in the forest with Robin Hood and his Merry Men.

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Pop Culture References for the name Sherwood

Woodie, Sherman, Wood, Sherlock, Shurwood, Sheriff, Shermie, Woddy, Shermy


Miri Says:


I actually like this name.