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Type Surname (from occupation)
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.LMS on 3/19/2009
Meaning & History
Occupational name for a woodcutter or a forester (compare WOODWARD
), or topographic name for someone who lived in the woods.
Possibly from the Old English personal name Wudumann