Major Settlement in the Parish of Welton
- Wealletune 1080–6 YCh974
- Welletuna(m), Welletune, Welleton(e) 1080–6 YCh 974,1086 DB 1109–28 YCh 1379 Poll
- Welton 1212 Cur 1249 Ch 1585 FF
- Weleton 1249 Pat
- Walleton 1279–81 QW
'Farm near the spring,' v. w(i)ella (Angl. wælla ), tun . There are several springs, including St Anne's Well, in or near the village.