Fleetwood Family History
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Fleetwood Name Meaning
English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place named with Old English fleot ‘stream’, ‘estuary’ + wudu ‘wood’. The place of this name in Lancashire got its name in the 19th century from its founder, Sir Peter Hesketh Fleetwood, and is not the source of the surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lockwood, Heywood, Greenwood, Gatewood, Elwood, Fleet, Westwood