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Subject: Re: Origin & meaning
Author: Devonelisa   (Authenticated as Devonelisa)
Date: May 13, 2004 at 6:16:54 AM
Reply to: Origin & meaning by Wyclef
Please don't post repeat requests for the same information - it clutters the board and doesn't yield better results.

You were answered at your original post.

Wyclef is a variant spelling of Wycliffe meaning 'white cliff' or 'white bank' from the Old English hwit ('white') + clif ('cliff, bank'). Wycliffe is a placename in Durham here in England. English placenames like Devon, Wycliffe, Kelvin, Stanford, etc. have enjoyed a traditional vogue in the Caribbean.

Devon

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