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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Scottish
Pronounced Pron. WED-əl  [key]

Meaning & History

Derived from Wedale, the original name of the parish of Stow in Scotland. A famous bearer is James Weddell, a Scottish navigator and seal hunter who sailed a record 7.69 degrees south of the Antarctic Circle. The Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) is named after him.
Added 4/6/2021 by El is a Beth