The surname Welling was first found in county Norfolk, where William de Wellynge was recorded in 1273.
Early History of the Welling family
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Welling Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Welling, Wellings, Wellinge, Wellynge, Wellyngs and many more.
Early Notables of the Welling family (pre 1700)
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Welling Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Mr. John (II) Welling Jr., U.E. (b. 1768) born in Welling's Burg, New York, USA from Jamaica, Long Island, USA who settled in Isle St Jean [Prince Edward Island] c. 1784 then relocated to Shediac Cape [Shediac], Grimross [Gagetown], New Brunswick married to Elizabeth Derby having 12 children, he died in 1831 
Mr. Peter Welling U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 he became a Freeman in 1785 was a Carpenter 
Mr. William Welling U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 he became a Freeman in 1785 was a Carpenter 
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Welling Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
William Welling, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Beauty" in 1863
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X