Wood Family History
Wood Surname History
This Wood history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Wood last name made up of user-uploaded content from other AncientFaces users. Wood family history has rich origins whose details are beginning to be understood by Wood family researchers. The Wood family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Wood has spread, it has evolved making its etymology challenging to uncover.
The evolution of Wood starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there were changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Wood name may have changed with them. Wood family members have emigrated to different countries all throughout history. It was common for a family name to change as it entered a new country or language.
Wood country of origin
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The nationality of Wood is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Wood may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Wood
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The meaning of Wood come may come from a trade, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Wood originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
- Barbara H Wood 1918 - 2000
- Nathan Wood 1892 - 1966
- Oscar Wood 1894 - 1982
- John L Wood 1913 - 1999
- Tina M Wood 1960 - 1991
- Ray Wood 1917 - 1975
- George Wood 1891 - 1972
- Mary R Wood 1915 - 1994
- Laura Wood 1889 - 1970
- T Ruth Wood 1916 - 1993
- Louise M Wood 1910 - 1990
- Harry Wood 1901 - 1966
- Melvin D Wood 1909 - 1988
- Erwin Wood 1893 - 1969
- Sandra Bea Wood Wickham 1959 - 2008
- Martin Wood 1897 - 1982
- George Wood 1911 - 1976
- James Wood 1915 - 1976
- Garner D Wood 1917 - 2001
- Zola C Wood 1917 - 2000
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Famous people named Wood
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Wood
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Wood. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Wood family
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Wood spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Wood were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Wood. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Wood surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Wood change in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over generations.