Elwood Family History
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Elwood Name Meaning
habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, which is probably named from Old English ellern ‘elder tree’ + wudu ‘wood’. from the Old English personal name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’. In the British Isles this spelling is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Heywood, Elford, Henwood, Redwood, Elton, Wood, Yarwood, Cawood