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Meaning and Origin of: Woolsey

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Teutonic : Wolf strife

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from the Middle English personal name Wulsi, Old English Wulfsige, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + sige ‘victory’.
  • George Woolsey came to New Amsterdam from England via the Netherlands in 1623.