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Elwood boy

First name origin & meaning:

English: From the old forest

First name variations: Woody

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, which is probably named from Old English ellern ‘elder tree’ + wudu ‘wood’.
  2. English: from the Old English personal name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’. In the British Isles this spelling is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.
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