Meaning:Hedged forest; Enclosure
Haywood is a masculine name that means “hedged forest” or “enclosure.” Of Old English origin, it came from the word haye and was an occupational name bestowed upon people who kept watch over cattle, trimmed hedges, or protected crops. Vintage sounding and quite unique, it can often be found as a surname or in other forms, such as Hayward or Heywood.
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