Harwood Family History
Harwood Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): habitational name from any of several places called Harwood (Lancashire Northumberland North Yorkshire Devon) Harewood (Herefordshire Yorkshire) or Horwood (Devon). The placenames derive from Old English hār ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’ + wudu ‘wood’. This name has also become established in Ireland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022