Last name: ELWELL

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ELWELL : This last name is indexed 30,933 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ELWELL : English: habitational name from Elwell in Dorset from Old English hǣl ‘omen’ or hǣle ‘hale safe’ or hǣllu ‘health healing’ + well(a) ‘spring stream’. The reference is probably to a spring now called the Wishing Well. Compare Halliwell.

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