Boy name origins & meanings
- English : From the old forest
Boy name variations
How Popular Is The Name Elwood
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 name Ælfweald, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + weald ‘rule’. In the British Isles this spelling is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.