Wordsworth - Meaning of Wordsworth

What does Wordsworth mean?

[ 2 syll. wor-(d)swor-(t)(h), wo-rdswo-rth ] The baby boy name Wordsworth is pronounced as WAH-DZWah-TH †. Wordsworth is largely used in the English language and its origin is Old English. It is from the word 'word' which means estate. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself from the name of a place in Yorkshire, either the township of Wadsworth in Halifax or the village of Wadworth near Doncaster. The place names were recorded in the Domesday Book; it is of the meaning 'from Wadda's estate' in reference to the 7th-century personal name Wadda. The first morph of the surname was recorded as Wordesworth in the 16th century, and various forms such as Wadworth, Wadsworth, Wadesworth, Wardesworth, Wordesworth, and Wordsworth have also been encountered. The name is best known from the English romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850).

The name Wadsworth (English) and the name Wordworth are variant transcriptions of Wordsworth.

Worth (contraction in ) is another variant transcription of Wordsworth.

See also the related categories, english, village, yorkshire, and word (element).

Wordsworth is unusual as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.

A baby name that sounds like Wordsworth is the name Wadsworth (English).

† Pronunciation for Wordsworth: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)"

A famous person named Wordsworth is Poet, William Wordsworth, born 7 April 1770 - 23 April 1850, Cockermouth, England.



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