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Welsh Genealogy & History

Welsh is an Irish and Scottish surname derived from Old English "waelisc", meaning foreigner or stranger. An alternative derivation is an anglicization of the Irish "breathnach." The Germanic Anglo-Saxons so described the Romanic people they conquered, with reference to specifically the Welsh evolving during the Middle Ages. Welsh genealogy likely traces back to brothers David and Philip Brenagh, who invaded Ireland with Strongbow in 1171, with descendants being landed gentry in Kilkenny and Leix. Welsh name variations include Brannagh, Walch, Walshman, and Wellish, with Walsh and Welch in particular being interchangeable. Their motto, "transfixus sed non mortuus", means "transfixed but not dead". American Welsh family history dates to the 1630s in Virginia.


Welsh Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Geneva Welsh-- --, 1919August 17,1989MA
B Elaine Welsh-- --, 1922May 24,2001MD
C Maxine Welsh-- --, 1929April ,1995WA
D Clyde Welsh-- --, 1911September ,1980PA

Welsh Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Earl Welsh-- --, 1945September 6,2003Queens Village,NY
F Guilford Welsh-- --, 1922July 6,2006Purcellville,VA
Gabriel Welsh-- --, 1896May ,1973Haverhill,MA
H Lillian Welsh-- --, 1925August ,1985Carlisle,PA

Welsh Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Charles WelshBarbara KerseySeptember 4,1982Wake, NC
Kenneth WelshSylvia FarmerDecember 5,1959Wake, NC
Richard WelshArlene BrownSeptember 16,1969Wake, NC
Steven WelshBrenda EdwardsJune 20,1970Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Welsh

888th: Moses889th: Sears
890th: Emerson891st: Galloway
892nd: Petty893rd: Camp
894th: Guzman895th: McGowan
896th: Slater897th: Hartley

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