The name Woodrow originated in Old English. While the name started as a surname, it is derived from a place-name that means "row of houses by a wood." The name experienced a peak in popularity in the early twentieth century, which is likely attributed to President Woodrow Wilson.
Similar Names: Woody, Woodroe
Famous Woodrow Names: Woodrow Wilson (28th president), Woodrow "Woody" Harrelson (actor)