Blackwood (surname)

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Blackwood is a locational Scottish surname meaning "black wood". [cite web |url= |title=Scottish names | |accessdate=2008-02-20] People with the surname include:

Peerage of the United Kingdom

* Basil Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 4th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1909 - 1945), British politician and soldier; only son of the 3rd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava
* Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1826– 1902), British public servant
* Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 3rd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1875 – 1930), British soldier and politician; fourth son of the 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava
* Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava (1843 – 1936), British peeress who lead an initiative to improve medical care for women in British India
* Sheridan Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 5th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1938 - 1988), British patron of the arts
* Terence Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 2nd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (1866 – 1918), British diplomat; second son of the 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava

cottish clans

* Blackwood Sept, sub-family of the "Clan Douglas" of Scotland. [cite web |url= |title=Septs of Clan Douglas & Sept Commissioners | |accessdate=2008-02-20]


* Adam Blackwood (1539 - 1613), Scottish author and apologist for Mary Queen of Scots.
* Algernon Blackwood (1869 – 1951), British writer of ghost stories
* The Blackwood Brothers, American gospel singers
* Caroline Maureen Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood (1931 – 1996), English writer and artist's muse; eldest child of Basil Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 4th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava and the brewery heiress Maureen Guinness
* J. Curtis Blackwood, Jr. (b.?), American politician
* Easley Blackwood Jr. (b. 1933), American composer, professor of music and author; son of Easley Blackwood Sr.
* Easley Blackwood Sr. (1903 - 1992), American, Bridge player and originator of the Blackwood convention; father of Easley Blackwood Jr.
* Eric Blackwood (b. 1921), Canadian aviator
* Gary Blackwood (b. 1945), American author
* Henry Blackwood (1770 – 1832), Vice-Admiral, British Royal Navy
* Ibra Charles Blackwood ((1878 – 1936), American, Governor of South Carolina
* James Blackwood (1919 - 2002), American gospel singer with The Blackwood Brothers
* John Blackwood (1818 - 1879), Scottish publisher; younger brother of William Blackwood
* Michael Blackwood (b. 1976), Jamaican athlete
* Soroya Blackwood (b. 1987), Model and actress
* Mystee Blackwood (b.?), American mixed martial arts athlete
* Nina Blackwood (b. 1955), American, MTV VJ
* Richard Blackwood (1972), British stand-up comedian, television personality, sometime actor and MC
* Steve Blackwood (b. 1956), American actor and musician
* Vas Blackwood (b. 1961), British television and film actor
* William Blackwood (1776 - 1834), Scottish publisher


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