Wallis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The surname is an Old English byname for a Welshman or Breton, from Old French waleis "foreign".

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Wallis

  1. An English ethnic surname for someone with Welsh ancestry.
  2. An alternative name (the German name) for Valais (the French name).

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German[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Wallis ? (genitive Wallis)

  1. Wales
  2. Valais, canton of Switzerland

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French valise.

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Noun[edit]

Wallis f (plural Wallissen)

  1. suitcase