Henwood Family History
Henwood Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Henwood in Linkinhorne (Cornwall) Hen Wood in Wootton (Berkshire) or possibly Henwood in Willesborough (Kent). The Kent and Cornwall placenames derive from Old English henn ‘hen’ + wudu ‘wood’ while the Berkshire placename derives from Old English hīwan ‘household religious community’ + wudu.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press