Woodrow - boys name

Woodrow name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Woodrow name meaning:

The name Woodrow is of English origin and is derived from the Old English words "wudu" meaning "wood" and "row" meaning "row or line." Therefore, the name Woodrow can be interpreted as "row of woods" or "line of trees." This name has a strong connection to nature and the outdoors, symbolizing the beauty and serenity found in wooded areas.

Woodrow is a masculine name that has been used as both a first name and a surname. It gained popularity in the early 20th century due to the influence of the 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson. The name Woodrow can also convey characteristics associated with nature, such as strength, resilience, and groundedness. Individuals named Woodrow often exhibit a deep appreciation for the environment and may possess qualities such as stability, reliability, and a calm and collected demeanor.

Parents who choose the name Woodrow for their son may be drawn to its connection to nature and the sense of tranquility it evokes. It is a name that carries a sense of history and significance, while also embodying a strong and earthy quality.

Origin: English

The Path through the Woods.

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Overall UK ranking: 1078 out of 4789

26 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Woodrow

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