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What does Woodson mean?

Woodson Pronunciation of Woodson [wood-son] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Woodson is "Wood's son". Football players Rod Woodson, Darren Woodson.

Associated with: old english, wood (tree).


Creative forms:
(male) Whitson, Woodsonn, ..

(female) Woodwen, Woodwyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Woodson Chevy (W.C.), ..

How popular is Woodson?

Woodson is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#2014 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Woodson entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #1030 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Woodson is pronounced similarly to Edson. Other suggested similar names are Bordon, Bronson, Colson, Coulson, Dodgson, Dotson, Dottson, Dowson, Fordon, Gordon, Hobbson (see Hobson), Hobson, Hodgson, Hudson, Johnson, Jonson, Jordon, Judson, London, Robeson, Robson, Ronson, Rowdon, Roydon, Thomson, Waldon, Waldron, Watson, Weldon, Willson, Wilson, Windsor, Woodard, Woodrow, Woodstock, Woody, Worden and Wyndsor. These names tend to be more frequently used than Woodson.

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