Last name: LOCKWOOD

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LOCKWOOD : This last name is indexed 149,156 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LOCKWOOD : English: habitational name from one of three places called Lockwood one in Yorkshire one in North Yorkshire and another in Staffordshire. The Yorkshire and Staffordshire placenames both derive from Old English loc ‘lock enclosure fold’ + wudu ‘wood’. The North Yorkshire placename derives from Old English loc + Old Norse vithr ‘wood’. The surname appears to have migrated to East Anglia.

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