Welles Name Meaning & Origin

Welles

Pronunciation: WEHLS (key)

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Can be spelled Wells.
Unisex name.

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I have a friend who named her daughter Welles after Orson Welles since she was a huge fan. It really works for her daughter, and she is the only Welles I've ever met.

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Meanings and history of the name Welles: | Edit

English surname meaning "spring." Either referring to the person responsible for a village's spring or who lived by the spring.

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Orson Welles, American director, actor, writer (The War of The Worlds)

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