Wais

Wais
This unusual surname is of Anglo-Saxon (Germanic) and Norman-French pre 10th Century origins. It derives from the word "wazo", itself a development of "wado", meaning "to go". Originally it was a baptismal name of some popularity, and this is confirmed by the number of alternative spellings which include; Wais(on), Way(son), Gaish(son), Gas(s)on, Gashion and Gaze, the latter being particularly associated with East Anglia. The name appears as "Gazo" in the 1086 Domesday Book, and the surname recordings include John Gace (1230) of Hampshire and Godesman Gace in the Patent Rolls of Lincoln for 1232 A.D., whilst John Gasce is recorded in the London Pipe Rolls of 1230, and another John Gace in the Hampshire Pipe Rolls of the same date. Late medieval Church Records list the christenings of John, son of Robert Gaze, on June 8th 1595 at St. Lawrence Jewry, London, and later of Marie Magdelene, daughter of Francois and Conisse Gaze, on November 21st 1689 at Pagny-sur-Moselle, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. A Coat of Arms granted to the family is red, three silver swords in bend gold hilts and pommels points upward. The Crest is an arm embowed in armour proper grasping a silver broken falchion gold hilt and pommel. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Gace, which was dated 1230, in the "Calendar of the Patent Rolls, Wiltshire, during the reign of King Henry 111, known as "The Frenchman", 1216 - 1272. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

Surnames reference. 2013.

См. также в других словарях:

  • WAIS —   [Abk. für Wide Area Information Server, dt. »Weitbereichs Informations Server«], ein Dienst, mit dem Informationen aus Datenbanken abgerufen werden können, die im gesamten Internet verteilt sind. WAIS wurde 1988 gemeinschaftlich von Thinking… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • WAIS — WAIS  сетевая информационная поисковая система. WAIS использует протокол TCP/IP для стыковки клиентской прикладной программы с информационным сервером. Клиентская часть имеет возможность получать тексты или мультимедийные документы… …   Википедия

  • Wais — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alfred Wais (1905–1988), deutscher Maler Gustav Wais (1883–1961), deutscher Denkmalpfleger und Heimatforscher Kurt Wais (1907–1995), deutscher Romanist, Germanist und Komparatist Siehe auch: WAIS Vajs Weis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • WAIS — may refer to:* Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale * Wide area information server (also, Wide area information service ) * WAIS (AM), a radio station (770 AM) licensed to Buchtel, Ohio, United States * West Antarctic Ice Sheet * Westchester Academy …   Wikipedia

  • WAIS — (Wide Area Information Server) Internet system that enables concentrated searching for information from databases scattered among many servers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • WAIS — Der Suchdienst WAIS (Wide Area Information Server System) wurde unter der Leitung von Brewster Kahle entwickelt. WAIS steht seit 1991 öffentlich im Internet. Innerhalb des WAIS Datenbanksystems werden Dateien gelistet, die im Internet erreichbar… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • WAIS (AM) — Infobox Radio station name = WAIS city = Buchtel, Ohio area = slogan = branding = Area Information Station frequency = 770 kHz repeater = airdate = share = share as of = share source = format = Talk/Personality power = 1,000 watts day erp = haat …   Wikipedia

  • WAIS — /ways/, n. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. See under Wechsler Scales. * * * WAIS (computing) abbrev Wide area information server(s) * * * [wās] abbr. Computing wide area information service, designed to provide access to information across a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wais — El acrónimo WAIS puede referirse a: Wide Area Information Servers, sistema de búsqueda de texto. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, test mental. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste aquí a …   Wikipedia Español

  • WAIS — Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale; Western Angiographic and Interventional Society; wide area information server; Workplace Advocacy Information System * * * WAIS abbr Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale * * * Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale …   Medical dictionary


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»