Vas Family History
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Vas Name Meaning
Portuguese: patronymic from Vasco, from the genitive form. This name is also common on the west coast of India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists. Hungarian: variant of Vass 5. Slovenian (eastern Slovenia; Vaš): from a reduced and altered form of the personal name Sebastjan (see Sebastian). Compare Bas. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Servaas, from Latin Servatus. St. Servaas was a bishop of Maastricht and its patron saint.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press