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 Gorgeous Autumn Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #44 (w/ occupations)".

From the experts:

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

16 names similar to Woodrow

These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Woodrow. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Woodrow, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!

Find other names based on Woodrow using our baby name generator.


Woodrow is #1558 on Nameberry

- this week

Famous People Named Woodrow

Pop Culture References for the name Woodrow

Woodroe, Woody, Woodrowe


Abbott Says:


This could work well as a middle name.