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Origin of Wee

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Origin of Wee, Meaning of Wee

Origin: Means the 'Orphan' The first of this name to come to America is Gerret Hendricks Dewees
Surnames: Dewees, Dewes, Dewese
Submitted by: Christine Cagle
Origin of Wee, Meaning of Wee

Origin: I believe the Tweeddale was changed when My grandfather traveled from Scotland to the US and told they changed the name the TWEEDALE to pronounce the name better. I am told the name originated because of the river of tweed.
Surnames: Tweedale, Tweeddale, Tweedie
Submitted by: Jon Tweedale
Origin of Wee, Meaning of Wee

Origin: Seeking maiden name and spouse of Sarah (Moore or Braddy ?) Weeks, d. 1792 Edgecombe Co., NC, mother of Mary, Ann, Martha, Hardy, Arthur, and James Weeks.
Surnames: WEEKS
Submitted by: Drew Weeks
Origin of Wee, Meaning of Wee

Origin: It is said that this family was of German origin, and that the name was at first written Waas. At the present day it appears sometimes in the form Wees, sometimes with the addition thereto of a final 'e.' Jacob Wees, the first of the name in what is now West Virginia, was born in 1733, died in 1826. He was an early settler in Hardy county, Virginia, from which he removed to North Carolina; returning to Virginia after a short time, he settled in Randolph county. This settlement was made while there were still Indian troubles, and his family frequently took refuge in Wilson's fort. He was a man of influence in the community. Children: Jacob, George, of whom further; Daniel, John, and four daughters.
Surnames: Wees, Waas
Submitted by: History of West Virginia
Origin of Wee, Meaning of Wee

Origin: Tweedwell:----comes from a dweller by Tweeds Well in southern Scotland. "Tweeds Well" is a spring that is the origin of the Tweed River. Located in the Borders Region ( old Peebleshire) and just upstream from the villiage of Tweedsmuir
Surnames: Twidwell-Tweedwell
Submitted by: Olen Twidwell

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