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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.