Wallace

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English and Scottish name

Transferred use of the originally Norman French surname 'waleis' meaning 'Welshman', 'foreigner', related to VAL [1] [2]

Related Names

Wallace
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish English

See also Vales, Wallis, Valves

For female forms see Wallis

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Wallace
Genitive: Wallaces
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Wallace
Genitive: Wallacen
Partitive: Wallacea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Wallace
Genitive: Wallaces
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Wallace
Genitive: Wallaces / Wallace

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 17 people were named Wallace (percentage of first or only given name: 18 %) [3]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
12 63 0 4 12 59
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
31 0 0
n.a.
31
Denmark Denmark[6]
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
4
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
6
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Wallace.


References

  1. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/