Name Element WILLE

Type Word

Meaning & History

Old English word meaning "well, spring, water hole, stream" [1].

Related Items

Given Name DescendantsMaxwell, Walton, Wilton(English)
Surname DescendantsCaldwell, Waller, Walton, Wells, Wilton(English) Maxwell(Scottish)
Place Name DescendantsWilton(English) Maxwell(Scottish)

Sources & References

  1. Bosworth and Toller. An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1898), page 1228, available from http://lexicon.ff.cuni.cz/texts/oe_bosworthtoller_about.html.
Entry added January 21, 2022