Sherwood is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Sherwood means “From Sherwood”.
Origin of the name is: “English”
Sherwood is a Boy name.
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.
It is a Christian baby name.
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