Meaning and Origin of: Sherwood
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Bright forest
Last name origin & meaning:
- English : habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, around which once stood the famous Sherwood Forest. The place is so called from Old English scīr ‘shire’ or scīr ‘bright’ + wudu ‘wood’.
- Americanized form of some Jewish name.