Heywood Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Manchester, so named from Old English heah ‘high’ + wudu ‘wood’. There is also a place in Wiltshire so called, from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’ + wudu. Compare Haywood, although this is probably not the source of the surname.

List of People with Surname Heywood

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 1,153 people with the surname Heywood. Among these people surnamed Heywood, there are nearly 288 unique names, with an average of 4 people having the same name. John Heywood, Robert Heywood and William Heywood are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Heywood, with 30, 30 and 23 people respectively.

Additionally, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Heywood, with a total of 138 people, and there are a total of 103 unique names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Heywood, with a total of 96 people and an average of 75 unique names.