Gatewood Family History
14-Day Free Trial
Gatewood Name Meaning
English: habitational name of uncertain origin. There are places called Gate Wood End, South Yorkshire, Gatewood Hill, Hampshire, and Gatewood House Farm, Leicestershire. The first is named from an Old Norse geyt ‘rushing stream or spring’; the second is from Old English gat ‘goat’; the etymology of the Leicestershire place name is not known.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gatwood, Garwood, Watwood, Haywood, Hazelwood, Eastwood, Hagwood