Haywood Name Meaning

English (Midlands): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Herefordshire. Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, so called from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’ + wudu ‘wood’. It was a common practice in the Middle Ages for areas of woodland to be fenced off as hunting grounds for the nobility. This name may have been confused in some cases with Hayward and perhaps also with the name Hogwood (of uncertain origin, possibly a habitational name from a minor place).

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List of People with Surname Haywood

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 7,096 people with the surname Haywood. Among these people surnamed Haywood, there are nearly 1,121 unique names, with an average of 6 people having the same name. Anthony Haywood, Donald Haywood and Thomas Haywood are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Haywood, with 49, 49 and 45 people respectively.

Additionally, Our findings indicate that Texas has the highest number of people surnamed Haywood, with a total of 729 people, and there are a total of 434 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Haywood, with a total of 675 people and an average of 410 unique names.