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WALL - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname WALL

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Definition: 1) Dweller at or near a wall, from the Old English "weall," meaning wall. 2) The name given to a special kind of mason; a wall was one who specialized in building wall structures.

Surname Origin: English

Alternate Surname Spellings: WALLS, WALE, WALES

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WALL Surname Mailing List
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Cousin Connect - WALL Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - WALL Genealogy & Family History
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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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