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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:
'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch