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Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. wuh-air(British English)
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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.

From houseofnames.com
Added 12/12/2018 by jenna.lucille