Welles Surname History
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Welles Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Welles can be complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Welles may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Welles Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Welles come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Welles come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Welles Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Welles were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Welles. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Welles family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Welles change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over the years.
Last names similar to WellesWellesbey, Wellesborne, Wellesbourne, Wellesbrough, Wellesby, Welle-scharmann, Wellescheck, Welleschek, Welle-schubert, Welleschütz, Wellesdatter, Welles de la valette, Wellesdick, Wellesen, Wellesh, Welleshey, Wellesick, Wellesiek, Wellesin, Wellesk
Welles Family Tree
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- Edith Welles
- John C. Welles
- Capt John Welles, Sr. 1621 - 1659
- Sarah Welles Chester 1631 - 1698
- William Welles
- Jerusha Welles
- Rebecca Welles
- Sarah Welles Livingston 1752 - 1783
- Rebecca Welles Pitkin 1704 - 1724
- Martha Pitkin Welles 1692 - 1763