|Subject:||Re: the name Haywood|
|Author:||Daividh (guest, 126.96.36.199)|
|Date:||October 9, 2001 at 10:12:31 PM|
|Reply to:||the name Haywood by Haywood (Sandy) law|
Haywood is a name (originally a surname) of geographic origin, describing where the bearer hailed from.
Haywood means "enclosed wood", from the Anglo-Saxon "hege" + "wudu". It's the name of several towns/villages in England, and the earliest placename spelling I can find is "Haiwode", dating back to 1086 in the Norman Domesday Book.
Given all that, where'd the "Sandy" come from? Just curious...
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