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Gender: Male Meaning of Welby: "from farm by a spring" Origin of Welby: English

The name Welby is a boy's name of English origin meaning "from farm by a spring". Welby and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Although it connotes a sense of well-being, not likely to be a popular choice.

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Famous People Named Welby

(Sidney) Welby Van Horn, American tennis player
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, English architect
Justin Welby, 105th Archbishop of Canterbury

Pop Culture References for the name Welby

"Marcus Welby, M.D.," TV series and its main character


lesliemarion Says:


I love the name Welby. It would make a great nickname for Maxwell or Welton or any W name you like. It has a friendly, welcoming feel to it and also suggests well-being because of Dr. Marcus Welby on TV of yore.