Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Way Surname Origin
(Locality). A road or passage of any kind; a name given to one who resided there. 'Will o' the Way.'
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.
Way Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Way family history than the origin of your surname:
A Way 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