Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. Check marks indicate the level to which a name has been verified.
Type Surname (from location)
Usage English

Meaning & History

English surname used as a first name. The name means "dweller by a fold in the woods" - in this case, "fold" means "sheep-pen".

It can also be a locational name referring to a place where many trees have fallen, such as Woodfall Hall in Lancashire.
Added 6/28/2010 by Polly Names
Edited 11/7/2014 by LMS