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Origine of last name

ELWOOD : English: from the Middle English personal name Elwald Elwold Alwold (Old English Ælfweald ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’). The surname is now rare in Scotland but was once quite common in the Scottish borders where it was altered to <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Elliott">Elliott</a> and <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Ellett">Ellett</a>. The different surnames may have co-existed and become confused with one other.

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