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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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From Middle Low German was, from Old Saxon wahs, from Proto-Germanic *wahsą. More at wax.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wass

Daniel Wass is a soccer player for the Celta de Vigo, BK Avarta, Brøndby IF, Fredrikstad FK, S.L. Benfica, Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C., Denmark national under-17 football team, and Denmark national under-19 football team. Daniel was born on May 31st, 1989 in Gladsaxe, Denmark.


His ongoing career started in 1961. Bobby was given the name Robert Andrew Wass on November 25th, 1945 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.


Ted Wass is an actor and television director. He was most prominent from 1977 to present. Ted was given the name Theodore Wass on October 27th, 1952 in Lakewood, Ohio, U.S.


Count Albert Wass was a scientist in the fields of novelist, poet, and hungarian literature. Count was born in Válaszút, Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire. He died on February 17th, 1998.


Julian Wass is a film score, experimental music, indie rock, and hip hop music musician. He plays Guitar, piano, drums, synthesizer, flute, and bass. He has had major accomplishments since 2006. Julian was born on November 10th, 1981.


Douglas was born on April 15th, 1923.


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Popularity of Wass as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wass U.S.
  White 93.05% 64.26%
  African American 1.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wass

People with the last name Wass are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wass

  • How Popular is the name Wass? As a last name Wass was the 16,707th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wass first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wass is Wednesday, January 18th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Wass? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wass. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wass: Your name in reverse order is Ssaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Swsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wass? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,713 people with the last name Wass.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wass? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wass as their last name since less than 1 person in 172k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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