Wetherwax Surname Origin
(Origin Dutch) Weiderwacht, from weider, a herdsman, and wacht, a watch, a guard; weide, a pasture, a meadow; weideri, a pasture for fattening cattle.
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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