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Wemple 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.
Wemple Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Wemple 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