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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wambaugh

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wanderlust, travel is near!

A is for adventure, take a new one today

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

A is for adorable, how precious

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

G is for glow, the warmth of your smile.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wambaugh

Joseph Wambaugh is a mystery fiction writer. Joseph was born on January 22nd, 1937 in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Sarah was born on March 6th, 1882 in Cincinnati. She left this life on November 12th, 1955.


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Popularity of Wambaugh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wambaugh U.S.
  White 93.20% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wambaugh

People with the last name Wambaugh are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wambaugh

  • How Popular is the name Wambaugh? As a last name Wambaugh was the 64,388th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Wambaugh? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Wambaugh was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Wambaugh: Your name in reverse order is Hguabmaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Awahugbm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wambaugh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 309 people with the last name Wambaugh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wambaugh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wambaugh as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Wambaughs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Wambaugh born Mar 15, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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