Wellman Family History

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Wellman Name Meaning

English: variant of Well, with the addition of man ‘man’, i.e. ‘man who lived by a stream’. Variant spelling of German Wellmann. Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element (found as a place-name element, of various possible origins) + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mellman, Wallman, Wellmann, Sellman, Kellman, Hellman, Bellman

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Wellman Family Origin

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Wellman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wellman. The most common Wellman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Wellman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Wellman family was Farm Labourer.

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Wellman Historical Records

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Wellman Life Expectancy

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