Henwood Family History
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Henwood Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places so named, as for example Henwood in Cornwall, in Linkinhorne parish, which is named from Old English henn ‘hen’, ‘wild bird’ + wudu ‘wood’, or Hen Wood in Wootton, Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire), which is named from Old English hiwan ‘religious community’ (genitive plural higna) + wudu.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Heywood, Hagwood, Haywood, Horwood, Harwood, Hopwood, Linwood, Elwood