Wallace
SurnamePopularityRelated NamesRelatedNamesakes
Contribute
Surname WALLACE
SOURCE: Nickname
PRONOUNCED: WAWL-əs   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "foreigner, stranger, Celt" from Norman French waleis (of Germanic origin). It was often used to denote native Welsh and Bretons. A famous bearer was the 13th-century Sir William Wallace of Scotland.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Wallis (Scottish), Wallis (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Wallach (Yiddish)