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Woodward

What does Woodward mean?

Woodward Pronunciation of Woodward [wood-ward] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Woodward is "woods warden". Place name. Actor Edward Woodward.

Associated with: old english, woods (tree).

Variations

Woodward has 1 variant: Woodard.

Creative forms:
(male)

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Woodward Ahmad (W.A.), ..

How popular is Woodward?

Woodward is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#875 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Woodward has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Woodward is alike in pronunciation to Eadward and Edward. Other suggested similar names are Adlard, Aylward, Bogaard, Derward, Durward, Edgard, Edouard, Eduard, Edvard, Eideard, Eudard, Eward, Gardnard (see Gardner), Godard, Goddard, Gotthard, Hallward, Halward, Haward, Hayward, Hereward, Hobard, Howard, Kenward, Langward, Leonard, Leonhard, Lombard, Lonnard, Millward, Milward, Norward, Norwerd (see Norward), Pollard, Rickward, Riobard, Riocard, Rudyard, Seward, Siward, Steward, Stockard, Stoddard, Ward, Willard, Wolfhart, Woodrow, Woodson, Woody and Woolworth. These names tend to be more commonly used than Woodward.

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