Meaning:Noble wood; Elli's wood; Elder tree forest
Ellwood is a sweet and summery boy’s name of English origin, meaning “noble wood” or “Elli’s wood.” The name Ellwood flows from the English surname Elwood, which softly alludes to the “elder tree forest” and serves as a symbol of baby’s bonds to the earth. In Irish tradition, the soil beneath elder bushes became known as the secret ingredient for soothing toothaches, while the honey-sweet syrup of its flowers and fruit makes for a refreshing treat in the late summer sun. Gardeners will love the name Ellwood for its fresh, flowery feel, watching as their little one gives great life to those they love.
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