Lockwood Family History
Lockwood Name Meaning
English: habitational name from one of three places called Lockwood one in Yorkshire one in North Yorkshire and another in Staffordshire. The Yorkshire and Staffordshire placenames both derive from Old English loc ‘lock enclosure fold’ + wudu ‘wood’. The North Yorkshire placename derives from Old English loc + Old Norse vithr ‘wood’. The surname appears to have migrated to East Anglia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press