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Contributor Contrib.Nifty_Name_Nerd on 8/27/2017
Habitation name found especially along the border areas of England and Scotland, from the Old English elements har meaning "gray" or hara referring to the animals called "hares" plus wudu for "wood". Therefore a location name meaning "from a gray wood or from a wood known for the presence of hares".