Woodbury Family History
Woodbury Name Meaning
English (Somerset and Devon): habitational name from Woodbury in Devon named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig dative of burg ‘fortress’ or from either of two places called Woodborough in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire placename has the same origin as Woodbury in Devon. Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press