Wale Family History
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Wale Name Meaning
from a Germanic personal name Walo, either a byname meaning ‘foreigner’ (see Wallace), or else a short form of the various compound names with this first element. nickname for a well-liked person, from Middle English wale ‘good’, ‘excellent’ (originally meaning ‘choice’). topographic name for someone who lived near an embankment, Middle English wale (Old English walu).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gale, Hale, Wall, Wade, Sale, Dale, Ware, Wald, Vale, Ale