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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English, Scots
Pronounced Pron. HAHR-wuwd  [key]

Meaning & History

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".
Added 8/27/2017 by Nifty_Name_Nerd