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Where did the English Woodville family come from? What is the English Woodville family crest and coat of arms? When did the Woodville family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Woodville family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodvile, Woodville, Woodwell, Woodwill and others.
First found in Northamptonshire at Woodwell, a hamlet about a mile west of the village of Woodford. Some of the first records of the name include: Robert de Wudewelle who was listed in Bedfordshire c. 1240 and Geoffrey de Wodewell who was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk in 1327. The place name literally means "dweller by the stream or spring in the wood," from the Old English words wuda, wiella. 
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woodville research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1618, 1455, 1487, 1437, 1469, 1426 and 1466 are included under the topic Early Woodville History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woodville Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Woodville Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Woodville Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Woodville Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woodville Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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