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Boy Names Ending with -wood

Wood ending baby names and what they mean, with 22 results. -wood names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity 105 years ago (adoption of 0.1%), but now, names like Linwood have become somewhat outmoded. Cawood (top 15%) and Fullwood (10%) are familiar -wood last names.

-wood names

Atwood - Upwood | Wedgwood - Winwood

Atwood - Upwood

AtwoodAtwood
Derivative of Old English language. "At the wood." Common as surname. Compare Atwood (upper 1%) with common -ood surnames Astwood (upper 41%), Algood (37%).

Dagwood
Stems fr. Old English language. "Shining forest." Dagwood is not a Top 2000 name.

Ellwood and variantsEllwood1, var. Elwood1
Root fr. Old English word. "Elli's wood; noble wood." Elwood has diminished in favor as a children's name since 1910-1919.

Elwood2, var. Ellwood2
Source fr. Old English word. "Old, noble wood." Elwood has declined in favor as a boys' name circa 1910-1919.

Fleetwood
Stems fr. Old English. "Woods with the stream." Not in popularity charts.

Greenwood
Root fr. Old English language. "Green wood." Greenwood is a scarcely used male name, registering frequently (upper 1%) as a last name.

Harwood, var. Harewood
Source fr. Old English element. "Wood of the hares." Harwood and Harewood are scantly used masculine names.

Haywood and variantsHaywood, var. Heywood1
Origin fr. Old English language. "Hedged forest." Haywood is prevalent (upper 88%) as a masculine name, while Heywood is rarely occurring.

Hazlewood
Derived fr. Old English element. "Wood of hazel trees." Rare. Hazlewood (compare Harwood, Harewood) ends with the unconventional -ood.

Heywood2
Based on Old English language. "Hedged forest." Heywood is an uncommon male name, occurring commonly (top 7%) as a last name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -wood names: Atwood, Ellwood, Elwood, Haywood, Linwood

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -wood names: Norwood, Sherwood

Kirkwood
Root fr. Old English. "Church forest." Kirkwood is unusual as a children's name.

LinwoodLinwood
Var. of Lindell. Derivative of Old English word. "Linden tree valley." Adoption of Linwood peaked a century ago, but now, Linwood has fallen out of fashion. See also Winwood.

Lockwood1
Origin fr. Old English language. "Forest near the fortified place." Lockwood was not among 2015's Top names.

Lockwood2
Form of Locke. Origin fr. Old English, Old German. "Woods; fortified place; pond." Not in Top 2000.

Marwood
Root fr. Old English element. "Lake near the woods." Marwood is rare as a children's name. See also Harwood.

NorwoodNorwood
Root fr. Old English word. "Woods in the north." Norwood grew in popularity 105 years ago.

Rickwood
Form of Rickward. Stems fr. Old English element. "Mighty guardian." Not Top 2000 name.

Sherwood and variantsSherwood, var. Shurwood
Root fr. Old English element. "Luminous wood." Sherwood is familiar as a children's name compared to Shurwood.

Stanwood
Stems fr. Old English word. "Stone woods." Not in Top 2000.

Upwood
Origin fr. Old English. "Upper forest." Towood and Unwood are creative variations.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -wood names for boys.

1. Atwood - Upwood
Atwood, Dagwood, Ellwood [Elwood], Elwood [Ellwood], Fleetwood, Greenwood, Harwood [Harewood], Haywood [Heywood], Hazlewood, Heywood, Kirkwood, Lindell [Linwood], Lockwood, Locke [Lockwood], Marwood, Norwood, Rickward [Rickwood], Sherwood [Shurwood], Stanwood, Upwood


Wedgwood [Wedgewood], Winwood

Usage comparison for -wood names

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