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What does your surname mean?

If you’re curious about your family history, doing a surname search is a great place to start. The origin of your last name can reveal a lot about your earliest ancestors’ birthplaces, occupations and more.

Surname of the week: Wood

If you meet a Wood, tell them…

The meaning of the surname Wood is either one who lives near a wood or for someone who worked as a woodsman. It dates back to before the 7th century in both England and Scotland.

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