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Wallis Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French waleis ‘Welsh’ (from a Germanic cognate of Old English wealh ‘foreign’), hence an ethnic name for a Welsh speaker. Compare Scottish Wallace.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Fallis, Allis, Rallis, Callis, Walls, Wall, Wells, Dallis, Walles

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Wallis Family Origin

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Wallis Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Wallis occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Wallis's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Wallis family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wallis.

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Wallis Historical Records

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Wallis Life Expectancy

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