US Popularity:11434
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:From the lane in the woods; From the row of wooden houses; Noble woods; Enclosed wood
Woody is a masculine name of American and English origin that acts as a short version of different names, giving it a variety of meanings. A variant of Woodrow, it can translate to “from the lane in the woods” or “from the row of wooden houses.” If baby’s first home is going to be surrounded by trees, this can help feel welcome from the start. If you prefer to use Woody as a nickname for Elwood or Heywood, meaning “Noble woods” or “enclosed wood,” respectively. This is sure to help your little one embrace their inner tree hugger and nature lover. If you’re a fan of classic Pixar movies, Woody can also connect baby to the talking toy cowboy and main character of Toy Story. Whether baby prefers to spend their time exploring the natural world or the film world, the name Woody will give them plenty of inspiration.

Famous People Named Woody

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  • Woody Allen

Woody Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Woody is currently #11434 in U.S. births
Boy:Woody is currently #4238 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 2755
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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