Boy name origins & meanings
- English : Welcome guest
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from places in Devon and Warwickshire called Welcombe, from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cumb ‘broad, straight valley’.
- English : nickname for a well-liked person or one noted for his hospitality, from Middle English welcume, a calque of Old French bienvenu or Old Norse velkominn.
- Translated form of Canadian French Bienvenue, found in New England.