Linwood Name Meaning and Origin

Linwood is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Linwood means “River In The Woods”.


Linwood Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”



Linwood is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “LIN + wuwd”


Linwood Name Meaning:

Linwood originates in Old English language and means “river in the woods”. Originally, it was used as a surname and as a surname it functions until today. As a male given name it is very rare.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

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Famous people with this name:

(Abner) Linwood Holton Jr., American politician; 61st Governor of Virginia;

Leon Linwood “Leonwood” Bean, American founder of clothing retailer L.L. Bean;

(Linwood) Wray Carlton, American NFL football player;

Linwood Barclay, Canadian novelist;

Linwood Pendleton, American environmental economist;

Linwood Boomer, American actor and TV producer;

Linwood “Woody” Kaine (b. 1992), son of American politician Tim Kaine and Anne Holton; named for his grandfather, Linwood Holton, Jr.




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