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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from Yarwood Heath in Cheshire, earlier Yarwode, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + wudu ‘wood’.
  • Welsh : Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Iorwerth, composed of the elements iōr ‘lord’ + a lenited form of berth ‘handsome’.

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