Wallace Name Meaning & Origin

Wallace

Pronunciation: WAH-lis (key)

Related Names:

Wally

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Nicknames for Wallace

Wal, Wally, Ace

Meanings and history of the name Wallace

Wallace is of German origin and means "peaceful ruler."

Famous real-life people named Wallace

William Wallace: (1272-1305) was a Scottish knight and landowner who is known for leading a resistance during the Wars of Scottish Independence and is today remembered as a patriot and national hero.

Alfred Russel Wallace, a 19th century naturalist who noted the clear distinction of animal species between the islands of Bali and Lombok in Indonesia. This division is now known as the Wallace Line.
Wallace Stenger, American novelist and historian.
Wallace Henry Thurman, American novelist during the Harlem Renaissance.
Wallace Stevens, American poet.
Wallace Shawn, American actor and playwright.
Wallace Beery, American actor.
Christopher George Latore Wallace, American Rapper AKA Biggie Smalls

Wallace in song, story & screen

Charles Wallace Murry: a main character in the novel "A Wrinkle in Time".
Wallace (no last name), part of the animated duo Wallace and Gromit
Wallace Wells is Scott's gay room mate in the Scott Pilgrim series.
Wallace (Wally) West is the best friend of Richard Grayson (Robin) and is known as Kid Flash and protege to the Flash (his uncle Barry Allen) in the Cartoon Network show Young Justice.

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