Wool Family History
Wool Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a worker in wool, Middle English woll (Old English wull). English: in southwestern England, a topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from Middle English wolle, wulle ‘spring’, ‘stream’, a western dialect development of Old English (West Saxon) wiell(a). Americanized form of French Houle.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press