Meaning of First Name: Wallace
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)
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
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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.