Woods Surname History
Most people with the surname Woods are country hicks who live out in the middle of nowhere. Because the name originated from man that lived near a wood.
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Woods Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Woods come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Many of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many western names like Woods originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Woods Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Woods were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Woods. Surnames like Woods transform in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages across time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Woods surname are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Woods Family Tree
Here are a few of the Woods biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Woodses
- Maggie Rose Woods
- Lulu Mae Woods 1900 - ?
- Maggie Woods-Thompson
- Amelia Woods 1839 - ?
- Harvey Woods Holman 1855 - ?
- Zelia Ann (Woods) Holman 1822 - ?
- Glenn Alan Mullen ( ? ) (A woods colt)
- Mertie Woods
- John B Woods 1856 - ?
- Helen Vanderhoof Woods 1859 - ?
Famous People named Woods