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2/1/2021, 4:01 AM LMS
1/31/2016, 5:31 PM lilolaf

Name Wake
Type Surname (from given name)
Edit Status Status2a. listed usages are verified

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse byname Vakr meaning "wakeful", "vigilant" (from vaka meaning "to remain awake"), or perhaps from a cognate Old English Waca (attested in place names such as Wakeford, Wakeham, and Wakeley).
Added 1/31/2016 by lilolaf