Waldo

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A play on the US name of the children's book series Where’s Waldo?[1].

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Waldo m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Lasaeidae – small marine clams.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the obsolete English given name Waltheof, from Old English weald (power) + þēof (thief).

Proper noun[edit]

Waldo

  1. A male given name, in modern American use transferred back from the surname.
    • 2002 Annie Proulx, That Old Ace in the Hole, ISBN 0007151519, page 217:
      He was our first baby, born September 4, 1939, our only boy. Named Waldo after a kind of bakin powder I liked. 'Waldo's Cream Powder.'
  2. A surname derived from the given name.

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  • ^ Valentich-Scott, P.; O'Foighil, D. Li, J. 2013: Where’s Waldo? A new commensal species, Waldo arthuri (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Galeommatidae), from the northeastern Pacific Ocean. ZooKeys, 316: 67-80. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.316.4256