Last name: HORWOOD

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HORWOOD : This last name is indexed 22,212 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HORWOOD : English: habitational name from Horwood (Buckinghamshire) Horwood (Devon) or Horwood Barton in Frithelstock (Devon) or from some other minor place so named. Horwood (Buckinghamshire) and Horwood Barton (Devon) derive from Old English horh ‘dirt filth’ + wudu ‘wood’ while Horwood Barton (Devon) probably comes from Old English hār ‘gray’ + wudu.

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