Homewood Family History
Homewood Name Meaning
English (Kent and Sussex): habitational name from any of various places of this name, in particular one in the parish of Perching, Sussex, recorded as Homwood in about 1280; there were others in Chailey and Forest Row in Sussex. All are probably named from Middle English home ‘homestead’, ‘manor’ + wode ‘wood’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press