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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Czech (Vališ) : from a pet form of the personal name Valentin, from Latin Valentinus (see Valentine).
  • Jewish (from Ukrainian) : variant of Volis, a patronymic from the personal name Vole, a pet form of Volf, from Yiddish volf ‘wolf’.
  • Greek : variant of Vallis.

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