Woodard name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Woodard mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Woodard

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International Interest
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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Woodard

Notable Persons With the Last Name Woodard

Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard is an actress and producer. Her ongoing career started in 1978. Alfre was born on November 8th, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.

Jane Darwell

Jane Darwell was an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1913 to 1964. Jane was given the name Patti Woodard on October 15th, 1879 in Missouri, U.S. She breathed her last breath on August 13th, 1967.

Jr. Isaac Woodard

Jr. Isaac Woodard is a military person.

Charlayne Woodard

Charlayne Woodard is an actress and actor. Charlayne was born on December 29th, 1953 in Albany, New York, U.S.A.

Lynette Woodard

Lynette Woodard is a basketball player for the Cleveland Rockers and Detroit Shock. Lynette was born on August 12th, 1959 in Wichita, Kansas.

Colin Woodard

Colin was born on December 3rd, 1968.

  • Mary Lasker
  • Wayne Woodard
  • Milt Woodard
  • Kelby Woodard
    Small Business
  • Willard Woodard

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Woodard U.S.
  White 59.90% 64.26%
  African American 34.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Woodard

People with the last name Woodard are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Woodard

  • What name lists does Woodard rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Woodard? Woodard is the 23,168th most popular name of all time. As a last name Woodard was the 750th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Woodard have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 283 babies born with the first name Woodard in the United States. That's more than enough people named Woodard to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Woodard? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Woodard first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Woodard is Sunday, April 21st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Woodard born? The highest recorded use of the first name Woodard was in 1920 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Woodard Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Woodard is not a popular baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Woodard: The name spelled backwards is Dradoow. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Odordaw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Woodard? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 46,240 people with the last name Woodard.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Woodard? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 16 of them will have Woodard as their last name.
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