Name: Wood

Origin and Meaning of the Name Wood

  • Meaning:
    Wood; mad, frenzied
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    Wood was a surname originally used for someone who lived by or in a wood. It comes from the Middle English word 'wode' (wood). In some cases it was used as a nickname for a mad or violent person, from the Middle English 'wod' (mad, frenzied).

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