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Wells, H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wellsnoun
prolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946)
A small cathedral city in Somerset, England; the smallest city in England.
for someone living near a well or a spring.
Wells is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, England, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills. Although the population recorded in the 2001 census is 10,406, it has had city status since 1205. It is the second smallest English city in terms of area and population after the City of London although, unlike the latter, Wells is not part of a larger metropolitan conurbation, and is consequently described in some sources as being England's smallest city. The name Wells derives from the three wells dedicated to Saint Andrew, one in the market place and two within the grounds of the Bishop's Palace and cathedral. There was a small Roman settlement around the wells, but its importance grew under the Saxons when King Ine of Wessex founded a minster church in 704, around which the settlement grew. Wells became a trading centre and involved in cloth making before its involvement in both the English Civil War and the Monmouth Rebellion during the 17th century. In the 19th century, transport infrastructure improved with stations on three different railway lines. The cathedral and the associated religious and architectural history have made Wells a tourist destination, which provides much of the employment. The city has a variety of sporting and cultural activities and houses several schools including The Blue School, a state coeducational comprehensive school originally founded in 1641 and the independent Wells Cathedral School, which was founded in 909 and is one of the five established musical schools for school-age children in Britain. The historic architecture of the city has also been used as a location for several films and television programmes.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a small episcopal city in Somersetshire, 20 m. SW. of Bath; it derives its name from hot springs near it, and is possessed of a beautiful cruciform cathedral in the Early English style, adorned with some 600 statues of saints, 151 of which are life-size, and some of them colossal.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wells is ranked #147 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Wells surname appeared 176,230 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 60 would have the surname Wells.
74% or 130,410 total occurrences were White.
20% or 35,246 total occurrences were Black.
2.4% or 4,247 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.2% or 3,912 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.8% or 1,533 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.4% or 864 total occurrences were Asian.
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The numerical value of wells in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of wells in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of wells in a Sentence
Thus far, testing of water supply wells by the State Water Resources Control Board has revealed no contamination of water used for drinking or agricultural purposes related to underground injection by the oil and gas industry. We intend to keep it that way.
Chief Executive Officer Todd Stevens:
The Lower Monterey has an extremely limited production history compared to the Upper Monterey, with only about 25 wells drilled and completed into the Lower Monterey to date.
It has been difficult for me to forget spending hours crying in the Indian Wells locker room after winning in 2001, driving back to Los Angeles feeling as if I had lost the biggest game ever -- not a mere tennis game but a bigger fight for equality.
From our perspective, there’s nothing that could occur at the PGV facility at the wells that would be any worse than what’s already occurring with the eruption, this is all about the eruption, and PGV is just a small component that happens to be in the area.
It has been difficult for me to forget spending hours crying in the Indian Wells locker room after winning in 2001, driving back to Los Angeles feeling as if I had lost the biggest game ever -- not a mere tennis game but a bigger fight for equality, emotionally it seemed easier to stay away.
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