An English topographic surname for someone who lived in or near a wood. (proper-noun)
An English occupational surname for a woodsman. (proper-noun)
Examples of word wood
And in the place where it fell a beautiful wood grew up, that was called Gaible's Wood.
With William's paternal feelings toward the deer, he thought the cotters and squatters, the churls and the serfs, on the borders of the wood, or in little clearings in the midst, mischievous interlopers, and at one swoop he expelled them all, and kept the Giant's Wood solely for himself and his deer, by the still remaining name of the New Forest.
"I like to keep active, and was chopping wood, general fetching and carrying," said Wood, known as a dab hand at DIY.
Along with woods renewability, low life-cycle environmental impacts, and ability to sequester carbon, wood provides the optimal combination of green building and stability for earthquake-prone areas, said Robert Glowinski, Group Vice President for Forestry and Wood
But my favorite is one [...] relevant to the family name Wood: "Here lies one Wood Enclosed in Wood -- One Wood within Another, The Outer Wood is very good, We cannot praise the Other."