Name Element WALHAZ

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Germanic word meaning "foreigner, Celt, Roman" (probably derived from the name of the Celtic tribe of the Volcae) [1].

Related Items

Other Languages & Cultureswealh(Anglo-Saxon) walh(Frankish) waleis(Medieval French) volhu(Medieval Slavic) walah(Old High German) walh(Old Saxon)
Given Name DescendantsWallace, Wallis(English) Walahelin(Germanic) Vauquelin(Medieval French) Walchelin(Old Norman) Wallace(Scottish)
Surname DescendantsVlahović, Vlašić(Croatian) Wallace, Wallis, Walsh, Welch(English) Voclain(French) Oláh, Olasz(Hungarian) Wallace, Walsh(Irish) Wallace, Wallis(Scottish) Vlahović(Serbian) Vlašič(Slovene) Wallach(Yiddish)
Place Name DescendantsWealas(Anglo-Saxon) Wales(Dutch) Gaul, Wales(English) Galles, Gaule(French) Wales(German) Galles(Italian) Gales(Portuguese) Gales(Spanish)

Sources & References

  1. Orel, Vladimir. A Handbook of Germanic Etymology. Brill, 2003, page 443.
Entry added December 7, 2022