Homewood Family History
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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
Similar surnames: Hogwood, Hagwood, Hopwood, Horwood, Henwood, Lockwood, Haywood