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Wormwood Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name for someone who lived where wormwood (Artemesia absinthium) grew, Middle English wormod, or a metonymic occupational name for a herbalist. In the Middle Ages wormwood was variously used as a tonic and vermifuge, in brewing ale, and to protect clothes and linen from moths and fleas.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Garwood, Homewood, Norwood, Horwood, Armwood, Ormerod, Yarwood

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Wormwood Family Origin

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Wormwood Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    100%

In 1881, the most common Wormwood occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 100% of Wormwood's were Coal Miners.

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