English: 1: Variant of Wellings, from Wells
2: Local name from Wayland Hundred in Norfolk.
Victoria County Histories, Wiltshire, vol 10 says of John Waylen (1687 - 1727) "He married a Paradise and founded a dynasty". See The Genealogist N.S. XXXVII 152, Wilts Notes and Queries VIII 551.
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