Vanderwoude Family History
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Vanderwoude Name Meaning
most probably a variant of Vanderwoud, topographic name for someone who lived in a wood or forest, Dutch woud, equivalent of German Wald. according to Debrabandere, it may be a topographic name for someone living by a patch of weld (a plant yielding a yellow dye), from Middle Dutch woude, wou(we) ‘weld’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Vanderlinde, Vanderwaal, Vanderwerf, Vanderlinden, Vanderpoel