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Wells Surname Origin

(Locality). A name given to a person who resided there. 'John, at the Wells'--John Wells. A bishop's see in Somersetshire, so called from the wells or springs there.

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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.




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