Last name: WOODHEAD

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WOODHEAD : This last name is indexed 55,801 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WOODHEAD : English (Yorkshire): from Middle English wode ‘wood’ + hed hedde ‘head’ (Old English wudu + hēafod). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived at or near the top or edge of a wood or habitational from one of the many places so named such as Wood Head in Barkisland (Yorkshire) Woodhead in Tintwistle (Cheshire) or Woodhead in Great Casterton (Rutland).

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