When Julius Ernst David Wahl was born on 2 January 1850, in Gollnow, Naugard, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany, his father, Christian Wahl, was 42 and his mother, Elisabeth ROSENBERG, was 40. He married Friederike Wilhelmine Albertine GROSS about 1877, in Gollnow, Naugard, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 16 June 1910, in Stettin, Randow, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 60.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German Walhe, Walch ‘foreigner from a Romance country’, hence a nickname for someone from Italy or France, etc. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), Sweden, and Denmark.
North German: from the personal name Wole, a short form of Wol(d)er (see Wahler ).
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Val, from Old Norse vathill ‘ford’, denoting shallow water, for example in a bay or strait.
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