Last name: WOODFIELD

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WOODFIELD : This last name is indexed 16,930 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WOODFIELD : 1: English: topographic name for someone who lived in a stretch of open country by a wood or (as a later formation) someone who lived near a field by a wood from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu) + feld ‘open country’ later with the modern meaning ‘field’.2: Scottish: habitational name from Woodfield a place near Annan in Dumfriesshire. A certain Roger Wodyfelde is recorded as holding land in Dumfries in 1365.

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