Walpole Family History
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Walpole Name Meaning
English: habitational name from either of two places in Norfolk and Suffolk. The first element of the former is Old English w(e)all ‘wall’, while the first element of the latter is wealh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’ (see Wallace); they share the second element Old English pol ‘pool’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press