Meaning:Row of houses by the wood
Woodrow is a masculine name of English origin that means “row of houses by a wood.” It comes from the Old English wode and reue and was often borne by someone who lived near a row of trees or houses. As a given name, it was made popular by the 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson. During his presidency, Woodrow sailed to the top 50 names in the US and peaked in the year 1913, giving the name a timeless aura.

Famous People Named Woodrow

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  • Woodrow Wilson
    United States President
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