Popularity:23072
Origin:British
Meaning:Forest near the fortified place
Lockwood is a boy’s name of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning “forest near the fortified place.” Deriving from the Old English words loca, meaning enclosure, and wud, meaning wood, it’s a placename in Yorkshire, England. Originally a surname, it’s now becoming popular as a given name, too. Fans of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte will recognize it as the surname of the novel’s narrator. As a first name, Lockwood has a cool, almost Gothic feel that’s sure to make baby stand out.
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