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Wallace

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Foreigner, stranger
  • #718 All Time
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1k Wallis (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 91 0 91
1881 88 0 88
1882 103 0 103
1883 100 0 100
1884 102 0 102
1885 107 0 107
1886 104 0 104
1887 88 0 88
1888 111 0 111
1889 115 0 115
1890 138 0 138
1891 90 0 90
1892 119 0 119
1893 114 0 114
1894 99 0 99
1895 119 0 119
1896 130 0 130
1897 131 0 131
1898 143 5 138
1899 121 0 121
1900 161 0 161
1901 132 0 132
1902 157 0 157
1903 157 0 157
1904 163 0 163
1905 167 5 162
1906 162 0 162
1907 185 0 185
1908 190 0 190
1909 190 5 185
1910 251 0 251
1911 257 0 257
1912 515 8 507
1913 630 9 621
1914 816 6 810
1915 1,089 10 1,079
1916 1,132 6 1,126
1917 1,228 13 1,215
1918 1,353 19 1,334
1919 1,492 11 1,481
1920 1,893 17 1,876 #93 boy name
1921 2,111 15 2,096 #88 boy name
1922 2,224 11 2,213 #87 boy name
1923 2,813 12 2,801 #69 boy name
1924 2,303 18 2,285 #87 boy name
1925 2,088 13 2,075 #92 boy name
1926 2,026 16 2,010 #95 boy name
1927 2,025 17 2,008 #96 boy name
1928 1,857 12 1,845
1929 1,714 8 1,706
1930 1,629 11 1,618
1931 1,549 9 1,540
1932 1,539 12 1,527
1933 1,377 11 1,366
1934 1,313 7 1,306
1935 1,206 6 1,200
1936 1,258 9 1,249
1937 1,203 13 1,190
1938 1,185 9 1,176
1939 1,082 14 1,068
1940 1,172 0 1,172
1941 1,123 8 1,115
1942 1,239 9 1,230
1943 1,259 5 1,254
1944 1,138 7 1,131
1945 1,017 10 1,007
1946 1,221 11 1,210
1947 1,195 7 1,188
1948 1,083 5 1,078
1949 1,081 6 1,075
1950 1,068 6 1,062
1951 999 0 999
1952 978 0 978
1953 1,020 8 1,012
1954 982 5 977
1955 962 11 951
1956 940 7 933
1957 872 8 864
1958 811 6 805
1959 860 6 854
1960 782 0 782
1961 727 5 722
1962 742 6 736
1963 658 0 658
1964 634 6 628
1965 540 0 540
1966 526 6 520
1967 492 5 487
1968 465 0 465
1969 423 10 413
1970 401 0 401
1971 357 0 357
1972 326 0 326
1973 284 0 284
1974 269 0 269
1975 294 0 294
1976 257 0 257
1977 246 5 241
1978 214 0 214
1979 220 0 220
1980 248 6 242
1981 224 0 224
1982 205 5 200
1983 207 0 207
1984 197 0 197
1985 180 0 180
1986 157 5 152
1987 144 0 144
1988 137 0 137
1989 161 0 161
1990 132 0 132
1991 138 0 138
1992 139 0 139
1993 121 0 121
1994 92 0 92
1995 98 0 98
1996 98 0 98
1997 93 0 93
1998 105 0 105
1999 82 0 82
2000 99 0 99
2001 103 7 96
2002 85 0 85
2003 71 0 71
2004 83 0 83
2005 106 0 106
2006 96 0 96
2007 83 0 83
2008 92 0 92
2009 72 0 72
2010 74 0 74
2011 84 0 84
2012 104 0 104
2013 148 6 142
2014 135 0 135

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wallace" ranks #102 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 19 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of 2,026 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Wallace" mean? The list below shows the origins of Wallace as well as things modernly associated with the name Wallace such as celebrities named Wallace.

English

Origin and Meaning of Wallace

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

Wallace Shawn

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

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Wallace Langham

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

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Wallace Huo

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

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Wallace Stevens

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

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Wallace Beery

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

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Alternative Meanings

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecallaw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lecwaal". 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.

Past life for Wallace born Oct 1, 1936

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Wallace

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