Sherwood Name Meaning and Origin

Sherwood is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Sherwood means “From Sherwood”.

 

Sherwood Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”

 

Gender:

Sherwood is a Boy name.

 

Pronunciation:

The pronunciation of the name is: “SHUR + wuwd”

 

Sherwood Name Meaning:

Sherwood is a locational name, given to a person who came from ‘Sherwood’ near Nottingham. The place name Sherwood itself is derived from the Old English words ‘scir’ and ‘wodu’ which means ‘the cultivated wood’. Sherwood is a popular name because of its long, albeit inaccurate, association with the forest hero Robin Hood.

 

Religion:

It is a Christian baby name.

 

Syllable:

N/A

 

Variations or similar name:

Woodie, Sherman, Wood, Sherlock, Shurwood, Sheriff, Shermie, Woddy, Shermy

 

Famous people with this name:

Sherwood Anderson, American novelist;

Sherwood Louis “Sherry” Boehlert, U.S. Congressman from New York;

Sherwood Charles Schwartz, American TV writer and producer;

Sherwood Stewart, American tennis player;

Sherwood Smith, female American novelist;

Frank Sherwood Rowland, American chemist; winner of the Nobel Prize

 

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