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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #718 most popular

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What does the name "Wallace" mean?

Wallace (English): Foreigner, stranger

The name "Wallace" is of English origin and it means "Foreigner, stranger". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Ecallaw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Allewac". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Wallace" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Wallace? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 81,305 babies born with the name Wallace in the United States. That's more than enough Wallaces to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 91 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wallace" was in 1923 with a total of 2,801 babies. (That's a lot of baby Wallaces)

According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wallace" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 59 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1933. Across the entire United States a total of 1,377 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Wallace popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Wallace in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Wallace

Wallace Shawn

Wallace Shawn is a stand-up comedian, actor, singer, dancer, playwright, essayist, and voice actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1967 to present. Wallace was born in 1943 as Wallace Michael Shawn in New York City, New York, U.S.


Wallace Langham

Wallace Langham is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to present. Wallace was born in 1965 as James Wallace Langham II in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.


Wallace Huo

Wallace Huo is a film actor and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Wallace was born in 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan.


Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens is a poet and insurance executive. Wallace was born in 1879 in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Wallace Beery

Wallace Beery is an actor, singer, and director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1913 to 1949. Wallace was born in 1885 as Wallace Fitzgerald Beery in Clay County, Missouri, U.S.


Past life for Wallace born Mar 26, 2008

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.