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Sherwood meaning and name origin
Sherwood \sh(er)-wood\ as a boy's name is pronounced SHER-wood. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sherwood is "luminous wood". Place name: Sherwood forest that was home to the legendary hero Robin Hood and his men. Playwright Robert Sherwood; author Sherwood Anderson.
Sherwood has 2 variant forms: Sherwoode and Shurwood.
Baby names that sound like Sherwood are Sherrod and Cheroot.
Popularity of Sherwood
Sherwood is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1092 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1794 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Sherwood for boys. (2010 statistics) Compare Sherwood with its variant forms and related boy baby names.