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Origin and popularity of the name WALLACE


Wallace : 1: Scottish and English: variant of Wallis especially in Scotland where the name was introduced from the Welsh Marches by a family of tenants of the Stewarts in the 12th century.2: Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames e.g. Wallach.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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