Meaning:From the spring farm; Well-farm
Both a given name and a surname, Welby is typically masculine and boasts Old German and Old English roots. It is thought to have been around since the 10th century and means “from the spring farm” or “well farm.” A lot of names that originated around this time were used to describe if someone lived close to a landmark or place of interest, like, in this case, a spring or a farm. Welby is sweet and sounds quite friendly while still helping to keep baby connected to their heritage.
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