Woody

Male

Meaning

From The Lane In The Woods

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/ˈwʊdi/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Woody is a top-tier dog name, and here's why. It's got that old-school charm, harking back to the Wild West's Woody Strode, or the lovable cowboy from Toy Story. It's a name that says, "I'm loyal, but I've got a playful side." Plus, it's a nod to the great outdoors, perfect for a dog who loves to frolic in the park. And let's not forget, it's a name that's easy to call out in a crowded dog park. So, if you want a name that's equal parts classic, fun, and nature-inspired, you can't go wrong with Woody!

Traits associated with the name Woody:

Dogs named Woody tend to be loving, loyal, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Woody?

It suggests that you have an affinity for classic, timeless names, and that you may have a fondness for the classic movie character, Woody from Toy Story.

Is Woody a good dog name?

Woody has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Woody isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Woody is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Woody was, in the past month, the 137th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Woody is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Woody was viewed 107 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Woody's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Woody is most adored in Alaska, Alabama and Oklahoma.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, Oregon and Indiana.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Woody.

Most popular breeds named Woody:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Dachshund
  5. Golden Retriever

Woody is found in these categories:

brown dog names
brown

Woody evokes images of sturdy trees and cozy log cabins.

fall dog names
fall

Woody evokes images of trees shedding leaves during autumn.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes friendly Toy Story cowboy, suggesting a playful, lovable canine companion.

disney dog names
disney

He's named after a beloved animated cowboy in Pixar's Toy Story.

nature dog names
nature

Woody is often associated with trees and forests, making it a fitting choice for a dog name.

Dog names like Woody:

Lion
Diminutive Form Of Walter Or Wallace
Clever, crafty; from the tricky river
Ruler
A common old man grumpy name
With Gilded Helmet
Woody dog name meaning

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