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Boy Name: Welch

Name: Welch
Pronunciation: \we(l)-ch\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: Welshman
Origin: Welsh
Sounds Like: Welsh, Walsh
Similar Names: Lech, Welby, Wells
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 240


Welch \we(l)-ch\ as a boy's name is a variant of Wallace (Old French), and the meaning of Welch is "Welshman".

The baby name Welch sounds like Welsh and Walsh. Other similar baby names are Lech, Welby and Wells.


Welch is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#240 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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