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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


Similar surnames: Helling, Melling, Willing, Delling, Stelling, Pilling, Gelling

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Welling Family Origin

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Welling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welling. The most common Welling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Welling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Welling family was Farm Laborer.

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Welling Historical Records

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Welling Life Expectancy

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