Sherwood Family History
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Sherwood Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, around which once stood the famous Sherwood Forest. The place is so called from Old English scir ‘shire’ or scir ‘bright’ + wudu ‘wood’. Americanized form of some Jewish name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Heywood, Harwood, Isherwood, Haywood, Henwood, Garwood, Horwood