Hoad Family History
Hoad Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath from Middle English hoth ‘heath’ (Old English hāth a byform of Old English hǣth) or a habitational name from a place so named such as Hoath in Kent. This form was restricted in the Middle Ages to southeastern England and the surname is still largely confined to Kent Surrey and Sussex. Compare Heath .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press