Subject: Re: etymology of the surname 'wellwein'
Author: Andy ;—)   (guest)
Date: June 22, 2008 at 12:59 PM
Reply to: Re: etymology of the surname 'wellwein' by Jim Young

I hadn't thought of WALTAN + WIN, but this seems to be a possible solution. Förstemann lists one WALDWIN (8th century).

There are 40 hits (> some 60 persons) for WALLEWEIN and 1 for WALLWEIN in Germany. It still strikes me that there is not a single WELLWEIN.

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