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Boy Name: Dagwood

Name: Dagwood
Pronunciation: \d(a)-gwood, dag-wood\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: shining forest
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Daggett, Dagget, Dakota, Dakoda, Daccota, Dugaid
Similar Names: Wedgwood, Harwood, Haywood, Marwood


Dagwood \d(a)-gwood, dag-wood\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dagwood is "shining forest". Place name. In the popular comic strip "Blondie", Dagwood is the harassed husband of a dizzy blonde. The name is sometimes found on menus as the name of a sandwich.

Baby names that sound like Dagwood are Daggett, Dagget, Dakota, Dakoda, Daccota and Dugaid. Other similar baby names are Wedgwood, Harwood, Haywood and Marwood.


Dagwood is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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