Popularity:5571
Origin:British
Meaning:Noble woods; elder tree forest
Elwood is a masculine name of British origin, meaning “noble woods” or “elder tree forest.” It is derived from the Old English ellern and wudu, which together mean “elder wood.” Elder trees are thought to symbolize prosperity and good health and were revered in the past for their medicinal properties. Choosing the wise Elwood for your little one will be sure to encourage baby to seek out wisdom and prosperity in their life ahead.

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