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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 108 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


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

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

Ellwood and variants

Ellwood1, 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.

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

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 variants

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

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

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

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


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.

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

Origin fr. Old English language. "Forest near the fortified place." Lockwood was not among 2018's Top names.

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


Root fr. Old English word. "Woods in the north." Norwood grew in popularity 108 years ago.

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

Sherwood and variants

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

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

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], Locke [Lockwood], Lockwood, Marwood, Norwood, Rickward [Rickwood], Sherwood [Shurwood], Stanwood, Upwood

Wedgwood [Wedgewood], Winwood

Usage comparison for -wood names