[ 2 syll. (s)he-rwoo(d), sh-erwo-od ] The baby boy name Sherwood is pronounced as -SH-ERWuh-D †. Sherwood is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old English. The meaning of the name is luminous wood.
See also the related category wood.
Sherwood is an uncommon baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 1938, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Sherwood. It was #533 in rank then. The baby name has steeply fallen in popularity since then, and is currently of very light use. Within all boy names in its family, Sherwood was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Sherwood include Sherwoode, Shurwood, Shurwoode, Saeweard, Sarad, Sardae, Sarday, Sardaye, Sarid, Sartaj, Searathe, Seaward, Seeward, Seigurd, Serhat, Seward, Seyward, Sharad, Sharod, and Sharwood.
† Pronunciation for Sherwood: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"