Wos Name Meaning

Polish (Wos): from a pet form of the personal name Wojciech (see Voytek).

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


Similar surnames: Bos, Kos, Mis, Kosa, Ros, Vose, Bow, Les, Ris, Los

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