Last name: WAUGH

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Last name frequency

WAUGH : This last name is indexed 74,941 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WAUGH : Scottish: nickname from Middle English wale ‘foreigner Britone’ (in a form reflecting the final consonant of Anglian Old English walh) a word applied by the Northumbrians to Strathclyde Britons in the same way that Gaelic Gall was applied by Highlanders to Lowlanders. The word usually denoted speakers of Celtic or Romance languages.

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