Elwell Family History
Elwell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Elwell in Dorset from Old English hǣl ‘omen’ or hǣle ‘hale safe’ or hǣllu ‘health healing’ + well(a) ‘spring stream’. The reference is probably to a spring now called the Wishing Well. Compare Halliwell .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press