Elias Smith Woodruff
Found 10 Records, 10 Photos and 866,317 Family Trees
Ready to discover your family story?
Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.
Surname meaning for "Woodruff"
English: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land where woodruff grew, Old English wudurofe (a compound of wudu ‘wood’ with a second element of unknown origin). The leaves of the plant have a sweet smell and the surname may also have been a nickname for one who used it as a perfume, or perhaps an ironical nickname for a malodorous person.