Of English origin.
A diminutive form of the name Woodrow.
Also a nickname that derives from the English word “wood”.
Other forms of the name are: Woodie and Woodey.
Famous bearers are Woody Allen, Woody Gurthie, Woody Shaw, Woody Harrelson, Woody Herman.
Multi-awarded American actor Woody Harrelson is a talented bearer of the name.
His career begun in 1982 when he was casted in the most popular TV-show in the U.S.A. “Cheers”.
In the following video Woody Harrelson talks about his life, his roles, his choice to move to Maui.