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Wells Origin and Meaning

The name Wells is a boy's name meaning "spring".
Wells is a newly-famous baby name thanks to pregnancy guru Rosie Pope, who uses it as the short form of the buttoned-up Wellington, name of her youngest child.
# 545 in the US

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Famous People Named Wells

  • Wells AdamsAmerican radio and TV personality
  • Wellington Reade "Wells" Popeson of TV personality Rosie Pope
  • George Wells Beadlewinner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • WindsorWells Reed, daughter of Patrick Reed & Justine Karain

Wells in Pop Culture

  • Wells Jahacharacter on TV's "The 100"
  • General Wellscharacter in DC Universe
  • Wells Fargo bank
  • Harrison Wells "Wells" character in DC universe (The Flash)

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