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Welling Family History

Welling Name Meaning
English: patronymic from the Old English personal name Wella.topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or stream, from a derivative of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.German: habitational name from any of various places in the Rhineland called Welling or Wellingen.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Welling Families

  • Number of Welling families
     48 - 94
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Welling families
     74 - 145
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Welling last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Welling Family Origin

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Welling Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Welling

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Welling Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Welling census records

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Welling Civil War Service Records

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