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Meaning and Origin of: Woodrow

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Forester; row of houses by a wood

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from a place named Woodrow, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + rāw ‘row’, ‘line’, i.e. a row of cottages near a wood. There are places bearing this name in Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire, but the surname is found mainly in Norfolk.