Meaning and Origin of: Elwood

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : From the old forest

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, which is probably named from Old English ellern ‘elder tree’ +wudu ‘wood’.
  • English : from the Old English personal nameÆlfweald, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ +weald ‘rule’. In the British Isles this spelling is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.