Meaning and Origin of: Woodrow

Boy name origins & meanings

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

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.