Lynwood is a respectable classic baby name for boys. With its whole display of Welsh and Old English roots, Lynwood is a charming alternative to names like Lyndon and Lockwood. Lynwood is the name of a character in the Squish series, and Lynwood is also a place name for suburban communities in Western Australian as well as Southern California. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Lynwood:

Old English: Stream forest
Old Welsh: Woodland lake

Origin of the name Lynwood:

Lynwood is an alternative spelling of Linwood. This name derived from the Old English words lin (meaning “stream”) and wood (meaning “forest” or “woodland”). In addition, the Lynwood rendition can derive from the Old Welsh element lyn (meaning “lake”) along with the suffix wood.

Symbolism of the name Lynwood:

Lynwood originates from the Old English words for “stream forest” or the Welsh term for “woodland lake.” The topographic symbol of the forest is the wild birch tree.

Style of the name Lynwood:

Traditional

Gender of the name Lynwood:

Lynwood is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Lynwood:

LIN-wuwd

Number of syllables in the name Lynwood:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Lynwood:

The name Lynwood evokes feelings of scenic beauty.

Alternative spellings for the name Lynwood:

  • Linwood
  • Lynnwood
  • Linnwood

Nicknames for the name Lynwood:

Popularity of the name Lynwood:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Lynwood was the 11,900th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Lynwood:

  • Lyndon 
  • Lynton
  • Lynden
  • Lyndall
  • Lyndell
  • Lynford
  • Lockwood
  • Lindbergh 
  • Lyndhurst
  • Llewellyn

Great middle names for Lynwood and their meanings:

  • Anakin (soldier, warrior)
  • Baron (nobleman)
  • Chance (luck, fortune, chancellor)
  • Fitz (son, descendant)
  • Jonathan (God has given)
  • Kyle (narrow, channel, strait)
  • Marshall (enforcer, master, keeper of horses)
  • Morris (dark, swarthy, Moorish)
  • Nash (ash tree dweller)
  • Otis (wealth, fortune)
  • Raymond (wise counsel, protective advisor)
  • Solomon (peace)
  • Toby (God is good)

Famous people with the name Lynwood:

Lynwood in popular culture:

  • Lynwood (suburb of Perth, Western Australia)
  • Lynwood (city in Los Angeles County, California)
  • Lynwood (character in the Squish series by siblings Matthew Holm and Jennifer Holm)