Waugh is a surname ( // , or the Scots pronunciation sounding like "Woch" as in the Scots "Loch" (Lake) derived from the proto-Germanic Walhaz, and may refer to:
A surname, family name, or last name is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family. Depending on the culture, all members of a family unit may have identical surnames or there may be variations based on the cultural rules.
*Walhaz is a reconstructed Proto-Germanic word meaning "Roman", "Romance-speaker", or "Celtic-speaker". The term was used by the ancient Germanic peoples to describe inhabitants of the former Western Roman Empire, who were largely romanised and spoke Latin or Celtic languages. The adjectival form is attested in Old Norse valskr, meaning "French"; Old High German walhisk, meaning "Romance"; New High German welsch, used in Switzerland and South Tyrol for Romance speakers; Dutch Waals "Walloon"; Old English welisċ, wælisċ, wilisċ, meaning "Romano-British". The form of these words imply that they are descended from a Proto-Germanic form *walhiska-. It is attested in the Roman Iron Age from an inscription on one of the Tjurkö bracteates, where walhakurne "Roman/Gallic grain" is apparently a kenning for "gold".
Alexander Evelyn Michael Waugh is an English writer, critic, and journalist. Among other books, he has written Fathers and Sons: The Autobiography of a Family (2004), about five generations of his own family, and The House of Wittgenstein: A Family at War (2008) about the Wittgenstein family. He is an advocate of the Oxfordian theory, the assertion that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford was the real author of the works of William Shakespeare.
Daisy Louisa Dominica Waugh is an English novelist, journalist, and tarot reader.
Alexander Raban "Alec" Waugh, was a British novelist, the elder brother of the better-known Evelyn Waugh and son of Arthur Waugh, author, literary critic, and publisher. His first wife was Barbara Jacobs, his second wife was Joan Chirnside and his third wife was Virginia Sorenson, author of the Newbery Medal–winning Miracles on Maple Hill.
Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books, and he was also a prolific journalist and book reviewer. His most famous works include the early satires Decline and Fall (1928) and A Handful of Dust (1934), the novel Brideshead Revisited (1945), and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour (1952–61). He is recognised as one of the great prose stylists of the English language in the 20th century.
Auberon Alexander Waugh was an English journalist, and eldest son of the novelist Evelyn Waugh. He was widely known by his nickname "Bron".
Ainsley Waugh is a Jamaican track and field sprinter who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres.
Major General Sir Andrew Scott Waugh was a British army officer and Surveyor General of India who worked in the Great Trigonometrical Survey. He served under Sir George Everest and succeeded him in 1843. Waugh established a gridiron system of traverses for covering northern India. Waugh is credited with naming the peak of Mount Everest.
Arthur Waugh was an English author, literary critic, and publisher. He was the father of the authors Alec Waugh and Evelyn Waugh.
Thomas Waugh is a Canadian critic, programmer, lecturer, author, actor, and activist, best known for his extensive work on documentary film and eroticism in the history of LGBT cinema and art. A professor at Concordia University, he teaches in the department of film studies and holds a research chair in documentary film and sexual representation. He is also the director of the Concordia HIV/AIDS Project, a program providing a platform for research and conversations involving HIV/AIDS in the Montréal area.
Warwick William Waugh is a former Australia national rugby union team player who played 8 tests for Australia between 1993 and 1997. His position was lock. He made his debut against the Springbok in Sydney during 1993 and he played his final match against Argentina national rugby union team. He also played for the Randwick Rugby Club.
Warren Waugh is a former English professional footballer who played as a forward. He played professionally for English club Exeter City before dropping into non-league football.
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