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Meaning of First Name: Wallace


Name:
Wallace
Pronunciation:
\wa-lla-ce\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
Welshman
Origin:
French
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Sounds Like:
Name Similar:
None

Popularity

Wallace is a very popular first name for men (#264 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#106 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Wallace \wa-lla-ce\ as a boy's name is pronounced WAL-iss. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Wallace is "Welshman". From "waleis". Originally a Scottish surname which refers to foreigners from the south. Popular as a given name in the 19th century. Sir William Wallace was a 13th-century Scottish patriot who struggled in vain against the English King Edward I. Poet Wallace Stevens; actor Wallace Beery. Wallace has 8 variant forms: Wallach, Wallas, Wallie, Wallis, Wally, Walsh, Wel

Census About Last Name: Devoe


Last Name:
DEVOE
Population Rank:
6164
Population:
5118
Occurrences/100,000 people:
1.9
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
62579.97
Non-Hispanic White Only:
82.38%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
13.56%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.33%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
0.92%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
1.37%
Hispanic Origin:
1.45 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.