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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : From Wales

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Welshman

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from Anglo-Norman French waleis ‘Welsh’ (from a Germanic cognate of Old English wealh ‘foreign’), hence an ethnic name for a Welsh speaker. Compare Scottish Wallace.

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