"bright forest"

Sherwood Origin and Meaning

The name Sherwood is boy's name of English origin meaning "bright forest".
Unfashionable surname, best left in the forest with Robin Hood and his Merry Men.

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Famous People Named Sherwood

  • Sherwood AndersonAmerican novelist
  • Sherwood Louis "Sherry" BoehlertU.S. Congressman from New York
  • Sherwood Charles SchwartzAmerican TV writer and producer
  • Sherwood StewartAmerican tennis player
  • Sherwood Smithfemale American novelist
  • Frank Sherwood RowlandAmerican chemist; winner of the Nobel Prize

Sherwood in Pop Culture

  • Sherwood Forestsetting of the Robin Hood legends
  • Marge Sherwoodcharacter in "The Talented Mr. Ripley"
  • SherwoodOhio, town where the movie "Heathers" is set
  • Sherwood Beddingmattress company