Walace heads of household in the 1911 census


Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

De Bhailis Very rare: Galway. Ir. Lang. See Wallace.
Wallace Very numerous: all areas, particularly E Ulster. Ir. de Bhailís. Le Waleis was the Norman term for British Celts, both Welsh and Strathclyde Britons. The name is mainly Scottish, hence the strong presence in Ulster. In the south, they may be Cambro-Normans and synonymous with Walsh. See Wallis. SI & DBS.
Wallis Quite numerous: Kilfinnane (Limerick), South East, Derry etc. As Wallace, q.v.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

De Bhailis: 1
Wailes: 1
Walace: 2
Wallace: 545
Wallas: 2
Wallice: 2
Wallis: 31
Wellis: 1

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