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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Bulgarian : King

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : status name denoting a serf, Middle English, Old French vass(e), from Late Latin vassus, of Celtic origin. Compare Welsh gwas ‘boy’, Gaelic foss ‘servant’.
  • English : variant of Vause.
  • Swedish : variant of Wass.
  • South German : variant of Fass.
  • Hungarian : from vas ‘iron’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, or a nickname for a resilient, tough man.

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