Meaning and Origin of Waage - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Waage

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Scandinavian : Wagon

Family name origins & meanings:

  • German and Dutch : from Middle High German wāge, Middle Dutch waghe ‘scales’, hence a metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for weighing produce, especially produce offered as rent in kind, or else for checking weights and measures used by merchants.
  • Norwegian : variant of Voge.