Last name: WOODROW

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WOODROW : This last name is indexed 39,195 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WOODROW : English (Norfolk): from Middle English wode ‘wood’ + reue ‘row row of houses’ (Old English wudu + rǣw rāw). The surname may be topographic for some who lived at or near a row of trees or a row of houses within a wood or it may be habitational from any place so named such as Wood Row in Hatfield Broad Oak (Essex) or Woodrow in Chaddesley Corbett (Worcestershire). There may have been some confusion with Woodruff.

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