Last name origins & meanings:
- English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places
named Woodhouse; there are examples in Leicestershire, South and West
Yorkshire, and Peebleshire, all named from Old English wudu
‘wood’ + hūs ‘house’.
- William Woodhouse, a Jacobite, emigrated from Alnwick in
Northumberland, England, to Philadelphia in 1766.
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