Woody

Woody as a given name likely originated as a nickname for Woodrow, an English locational surname made up of Old English elements wudu (wood) and rāw (row), so the name likely referred to someone who lived near a row of woods.

Woody is also an English adjective referring to a place covered in woods or something that is made out of wood.

Woody is also an English surname likely a derivative of Wood.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: a nickname from Woodrow “wood row”, likely in reference to someone who lived near a row of woods; also an English word referring to someplace covered in woods or something made out of wood

Usage: English