Wai Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Wei 2. Chinese : variant of Wei 3.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lai, Wan, Wei, Bai, Tai, Wang, Hai, Wah, Mai, Qi

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Wai in 1945 was 40, and 86 in 2004.

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