What does wold mean?
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a tract of open rolling country (especially upland)
An unforested or deforested plain, a grassland, a moor.
A wood or forest, especially a wooded upland
Etymology: From wald, wold, from (Anglian) wald, from walþuz, from u̯el(ə)-t- (cf. gwallt ‘hair’, váltis ‘oat awn’, vlat ‘ear (of wheat)’, λάσιος ‘hairy’).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Wold, whether singly or jointly, in the names of places, signifies a plain open country; from the Saxon wold, a plain and a place without wood. Edmund Gibson Camden.
a wood; a forest
a plain, or low hill; a country without wood, whether hilly or not
Etymology: [OE. wold, wald, AS. weald, wald, a wood, forest; akin to OFries. & OS. wald, D. woud, G. wald, Icel. vllr, a field, and probably to Gr. a grove, Skr. va a garden, inclosure. Cf. Weald.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wōld, n. an open tract of country. [A.S. weald, wald, a wood, perh. ultimately conn. with wealdan, to possess, wield.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
An extensive plain, covered with grass and herbs, but bare of trees.
What does WOLD stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the WOLD acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wold is ranked #6091 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Wold surname appeared 5,631 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Wold.
93.7% or 5,280 total occurrences were White.
2.2% or 125 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.4% or 84 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.3% or 75 total occurrences were Black.
0.7% or 41 total occurrences were Asian.
0.4% or 26 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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The numerical value of wold in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of wold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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