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Wands Surname Origin
(Locality). A place where Woden was worshiped by the Anglo-Saxons, from which we have Wodensday or Wednesday. Wand, Danish, water; wansted, Danish, a watering-place.
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.
Wands Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Wands Family History Thought:
'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson