When Andrew Wellman was born on 9 May 1756, in Melbury Osmond, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Wellman, was 46 and his mother, Mary Orchard, was 32.
English: topographic name from Middle English wel(le) ‘spring, well, stream’ + man ‘man’, for someone who lived by such a place.
English: variant of Willman .
Americanized form of German Wellmann .
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