Haywood Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Haywood Name Meaning: Originates from the English word 'haeg' or 'hey' meaning enclosure or someone who lived by one. Also may have come from the Norman word ' hay' meaning 'hedge'.

This name is possibly habitational for someone who lived near in an enclosed area of forest or similar, was also associated with the Norman word meaning 'hedge' so may have meant someone who lived near a hedge.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Haywood Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Haywood family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 215
Female Servant 156
Independent 109
Male Servant 72
Labourer 66
Farmer 61
Weaver 55
Shoe Maker 26
Stocking Maker 22
Frame Work Knitter 21
Butcher 21
Coal Miner 19
Silk Weaver 19
Cotton Weaver 18
Miner 18
Nailor 17
Dress Maker 16
Tailor 14
Servant 13
Woollen Weaver 13
Bricklayer 12
Stone Miner 12
Clerk 11
Ag Labourer 11
Brick Layer 11

Haywood Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Haywood 100% 52,467
2 Heywood 86% 40,752
3 Hywood 86% 214
4 Hoywood 86% 212

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