Meaning and Origin of: Wagle

Family name origins & meanings

  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Rogaland named Vagle, from the dative singular of Old Norsevagl ‘perch’, ‘roost’, with reference to a high ridge between two lakes.
  • Indian (Maharashtra, Goa); pronounced aswah-glay : Hindu (Brahman) name found among Saraswat Brahmans. It appears to be derived from Marathi and Konkaniwagụl ‘bat’ (Sanskrit valgula).