The Wellers surname is derived from the Old English word "well," meaning a well. As a name, it is thought to have been topographic, originally used for someone who lived near a well or a spring.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Weller, who settled in New England
in 1679; Jacob Weller, who settled in Maryland in 1761; Peter Weller, who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1773.