William D Woodruff

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Born in Buffalo, New York, USA on 31 Dec 1893 to William Bird Woodruff and Ida Mae Cotton. He passed away on 31 Dec 1893 in Buffalo, New York, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Woodruff"

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land where woodruff grew, Old English wudurofe (a compound of wudu ‘wood’ with a second element of unknown origin). The leaves of the plant have a sweet smell and the surname may also have been a nickname for one who used it as a perfume, or perhaps an ironical nickname for a malodorous person.

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