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Wample Surname Origin
(Locality). A river of England, from wem or uiam, a cleft, a cave, a low place, Gaelic; and poll, a small lake, a pond, and the same in Welsh.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Wample Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Wample family history than the origin of your surname:
A Wample Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738