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Gender: Male Meaning of Woodrow: "row of houses by a wood" Origin of Woodrow: English

The name Woodrow is a boy's name of English origin meaning "row of houses by a wood". Woodrow and is often added to lists like Geek Chic Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would you name a sibling to...?".

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Aside from President Wilson (born Thomas), most Woodrows, including Herman, Guthrie, and Harrelson, have chosen to be known as Woody, which says it all.

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Famous People Named Woodrow

(Thomas) Woodrow Wilson, 28th U.S. president
Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson, American actor
Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie, American folk singer
Woodrow Lowe, American NFL football player
Woodrow Stanley Lloyd, Canadian politician; 8th Premier of Saskatchewan
Woodrow Lyle Wyatt, Baron Wyatt of Weeford, British politician, author, journalist
Woodrow "Woody" Dantzler, American NFL football player
Woodrow Wilson Jones, U.S. Congressman from North Carolina
Woodrow Michael Kroll, American radio evangelist
(Sydney) Woodrow Parfrey, American actor
Woodrow Charles "Woody" Herman, American jazz clarinetist
Wayne Woodrow "Woody" Hayes, American college football coach
Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Paige, American sportswriter and broadcaster

Pop Culture References for the name Woodrow

Woodrow Huckleberry Tiberius "Woody" Boyd, main character on TV's "Cheers," played by Woody Harrelson
Woodrow Snider, character in movie "National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion"
Woodrow "Woody" Fink, character on TV's "The Suite Life on Deck"
Woodrow "Woody" Strode, coroner on TV's "Psych"
Woodrow Wayland Johnson, character on TV's "Brickleberry"

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