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Meaning of Elwood

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The name Elwood has the following meaning:

Elf wood.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Elwood is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Elwood in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Elwood is pronounced as el-wood


Elwood originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Elwood and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Elwood: Boys - Alton, Asbury, Brent, Burr, Darnell, Darvin, Denham, Deshaun, Deshawn, Dryden, Elwin, Handy, Hayes, Melton, Newman, Norville, Ralph, Wilfred, Winfred, Girls - Anjanette, Delma, Elda, Janae, Latrice, Lenna, Lollie, Lovie, Maryjo, Pamela, Tamia, Both genders - Carol, Harper, Haven, Jami, Storm


Popular Variants for the name Elwood: Ellwood


We think the name Elwood should fall under the following style category: Classics.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Elwood to be: A helpful person

In one word, you might describe Elwood as a(n) "helpful" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Elwood (or its variants) are:

Elwood Thomas Cooke, born on 5 July, a famous athlete. Elwood Thomas Cooke's background: An outstanding amateur tennis player in the 1930s and 1940s.

Elwood Glover, born on 11 May, a famous media personality. Elwood Glover's background: A Canadian radio and television broadcaster who was best known as the host of Elwood Glover's Luncheon Date.

Elwood Mead, born on 16 January, a famous politician. Elwood Mead's background: A professor, politician and engineer who headed the Bureau of Reclamation from 1924 until his death in 1936.
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