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What does Woodrow mean?

Woodrow Pronunciation of Woodrow [woodrow] as a boys' name is pronounced WUD-roh. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Woodrow is "row of houses by the wood". American President Woodrow Wilson.

Associated with: houses, wood (tree).


Woodrow has 1 variant: Woody.

Creative forms:
(male) Waddrow, Wordrow, ..

(female) Woodra, Wooter, ..

Middle name pairings:
Woodrow Dante (W.D.), ..

How popular is Woodrow?

Woodrow is a very popular first name for men (#412 out of 1220, Top 34%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#10964 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Woodrow was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #67 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Woodrow name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Woodrow outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Woodrow is Woody. These relations of Woodrow were favored in the 1910s (median #800), but now, the version Woodrow has become less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Woodrow, Woody in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Woodrow and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Morrow, Waldron, Woodard and Woodson. These names tend to be less frequently used than Woodrow.

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