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Wally is a female and male given name , which also occurs as a family name .

Origin and meaning of the name

The name Wally comes from Old High German and is the short form of Walburga or Waltraud . Derived from the boy's name Walter, it means "rule, rule, the ruler". The name became famous in the 12th century through the lyric poet Walther von der Vogelweide . In English-speaking countries, Wally is used more as a boy's name.

Name bearer

First name

family name

See also

Individual evidence

  1. http://www.names-namensbedeutung.de/Namen/Namen-Wally.html
  2. http://www.vornamen.ch/name/wally.html