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English: habitational name from places in Devon and Warwickshire called Welcombe, from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cumb ‘broad, straight valley’. English: nickname for a well-liked person or one noted for his hospitality, from Middle English welcume, a calque of Old French bienvenu or Old Norse velkominn. Translated form of Canadian French Bienvenue, found in New England.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wilcott, Weldon, Balcom, Wetmore, Welford, Ledsome, Walcott, Newcomb