Welles Family History
Welles Surname History
This Welles research page contains the contributed history of the Welles last name made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Welles family. Welles family history has a rich and complex origin whose details can be pieced together by Welles family researchers. The last name Welles is an old family line that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the Welles family has migrated, it has evolved making its etymology a challenge to piece together.
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The evolution of Welles begins with the origins of thelast name. Even in the early generations of a name there have been changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not unusual for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries, the Welles name may have changed with them. Welles families have migrated around different countries all throughout history.
Welles country of origin
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The nationality of Welles can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Welles may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Welles
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The meaning of Welles come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. A lot of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Welles originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
- John C. Welles
- Jerusha Welles
- Ruth Welles 1717 - ?
- Sarah Welles Chester 1631 - 1698
- Sarah Welles Livingston 1752 - 1783
- Col. Thomas Welles ? - 1767
- Mary Welles 1719 - 1733
- John Welles 1729 - 1764
- William Welles
- Elizabeth Welles 1722 - ?
- Capt John Welles, Sr. 1621 - 1659
- Rebecca Welles Pitkin 1704 - 1724
- Edith Welles
- Rebecca Welles
- Sarah Welles 1727 - ?
- Thomas Welles 1720 - 1733
- Martha Pitkin Welles 1692 - 1763
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Famous people named Welles
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Welles
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Welles. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Welles spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Welles were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Welles. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Welles family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Welles change in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years.