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What does Walsh mean?

Walsh Pronunciation of Walsh as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Walsh is "Welsh". Also related to Wallace.

ASSOCIATED WITH Wa-, old english


ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA WALLACE Wallach, Wallas, Wallie, Wallis, Wally, Welch, Welsh

(male) Wallsh, ..

(female) Waly, ..

Walsh Zechariah (W.Z.), ..

How popular is Walsh?

Walsh is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#265 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Walsh (NOT RANKED) are Wallace (#1201 A YEAR AGO), Wallie and Wally. These forms of Walsh were favored during the years 1920-1929 (ADOPTION OF 0.2%) and are now much less popular. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wallace, Wallie, Wally in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Walsh and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Cash, Marsh, Nash, Wald, Waldi, Waldo, Walid and Walt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Walsh.

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