When Lila Mae Welsh was born on 14 April 1923, in Zwingle, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, her father, John Henry Welsh, was 41 and her mother, Susan Ansie Peters, was 36. She lived in Table Mound Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Washington Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 9 August 1991, in Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, United States.
Scottish, English, and Irish: ethnic name from Middle English welshe (Old English wēalisc, wēlisc) ‘foreign, Welsh’, for someone from Wales or a speaker of the Welsh language. Compare Walsh and Wallace .
Americanized form of German Welsch .
Americanized form of Ukrainian and Jewish (from Ukraine) Voloshin or its Polish variant Wołoszyn (see Woloszyn ).