Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. Check marks indicate the level to which a name has been verified.
not set
Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. wuh-air(British English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsWere, Where, Wear, Wears

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English wer, meaning a "weir, dam, fishing-trap". This was used as an occupational surname for fishermen. Originated in Devon, England.

Added 12/12/2018 by jenna.lucille