Last name: WOODS

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WOODS : This last name is indexed 490,903 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WOODS : 1: English: variant of Wood with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.2: Irish: adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ (see Quill) or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’ a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’ which has also been mistranslated Cox as if formed with coileach ‘cock rooster’.3: In some cases also an Americanized form of French Dubois and Gadbois.

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