Other Origin(s):French, German
Meaning:Woods warden; Tender of animals pastured in woodlands; Bold riches
Woodard is a masculine name with English, French, and German roots that is sure to help baby celebrate their inner tree hugger. Coming from Old English words wode and ward, this name can translate to “woods warden” and is an excellent choice if you want to help baby feel like a guardian of nature. In Middle English, Woodard was also an occupational name, referring to a person who tended animals that were pastured in the woodlands. Woodard may also have Old French and Old German roots, coming from names like Odard and Authard, translating to “bold riches.” Whether baby is destined for a life of rich prosperity or a tranquil connection to flora and fauna, Woodard is sure to give them plenty of encouragement.
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