Horwood Family History
Horwood Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Horwood (Buckinghamshire) Horwood (Devon) or Horwood Barton in Frithelstock (Devon) or from some other minor place so named. Horwood (Buckinghamshire) and Horwood Barton (Devon) derive from Old English horh ‘dirt filth’ + wudu ‘wood’ while Horwood Barton (Devon) probably comes from Old English hār ‘gray’ + wudu.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022