Last name: WOODSON

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WOODSON : This last name is indexed 41,702 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WOODSON : 1: English (Yorkshire): habitational name for someone from Woodsome (a lost place in Batley) Woodsome in Farnley Tyas or Wothersome all in Yorkshire. The placenames derive from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + hūsum dative plural of hūs ‘house’.2: English (Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Ode Odd(e) + son with the addition of initial W- a characteristic dialect feature in the south of Yorkshire.

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