Woolwine Family History
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Woolwine Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized form of Volkwein, from a Germanic personal name composed of folc ‘people’, ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’. It is recorded in Lancaster co., PA, in the mid 18th century. Possibly an altered spelling of English Walwyn, from the Old English personal name Wealdwine ‘power-friend’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press