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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Walla

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  1. Alternative form of wallah

Notable Persons With the Last Name Walla

Chris Walla is an indie rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, film score composer, and record producer. He was most active from 1994 to present. Chris was given the name Christopher Ryan Walla on November 2nd, 1975 in Bothell, Washington.


Kah Walla is a politician. Kah was born on February 28th, 1965.


Marek Walla is an athlete for the SK Líšeň.


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Popularity of Walla as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Walla U.S.
  White 53.52% 64.26%
  African American 1.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 38.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Walla

People with the last name Walla are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Walla

  • How Popular is the name Walla? As a last name Walla was the 12,536th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Walla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Walla is Monday, February 10th, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Walla? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Walla. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Walla: Your name in reverse order is Allaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lalwa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Walla? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,472 people with the last name Walla.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Walla? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Walla as their last name since less than 1 person in 119k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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