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Wallace

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Etymology

An Old English byname for a Welshman or Breton , from Old French waleis "foreign".

Proper noun

Wallace

  1. A surname, notably of the Scottish patriot William Wallace.
  2. A male given name, transferred use of the surname since the nineteenth century.

References

  • Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: A Concise Dictionary of First Name. Oxford University Press 2001.

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