Welle Family History
Welle Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream Middle Low German welle. German: variant of Well 3 in connection with this a metonymic occupational name from Middle High German Middle Low German welle ‘drum roller’ ‘rolled straw or brush bundles’ which found application in various areas of medieval life.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press