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Wallace

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How popular is the baby 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 2,110 15 2,095 #88 boy name
1922 2,223 11 2,212 #87 boy name
1923 2,815 12 2,803 #69 boy name
1924 2,302 18 2,284 #87 boy name
1925 2,088 13 2,075 #92 boy name
1926 2,026 16 2,010 #95 boy name
1927 2,026 17 2,009 #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 1,202 13 1,189
1938 1,186 9 1,177
1939 1,082 14 1,068
1940 1,173 0 1,173
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 1,196 7 1,189
1948 1,083 5 1,078
1949 1,081 6 1,075
1950 1,067 6 1,061
1951 1,000 0 1,000
1952 980 0 980
1953 1,024 8 1,016
1954 981 5 976
1955 961 10 951
1956 940 7 933
1957 870 8 862
1958 811 6 805
1959 859 6 853
1960 783 0 783
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 466 0 466
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 138 0 138
2015 153 0 153

Want to know about the popularity of the Wallace baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 81,466 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 2,803 babies. (That's a lot of baby Wallaces)

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wallace" ranks #51 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 12 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of 2,110 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.

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 Stevens

Wallace Stevens is a poet and insurance executive. Wallace was born in 1879 in Reading, Pennsylvania, 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 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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Other Inspirations for the Name Wallace

Wallace And Gromit
Wallace Foundation
Wallace Global Fund
Wallace Loh
Wallace Stegner
Wallace The Wire
Wallace V Jaffree
Wallace Simpson
Wallace Montgomery

Alternative Meanings

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

A is for activities, for you have many.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

C is for compassion, your finest side.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

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

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Past life for Wallace born Nov 7, 2004

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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 Southern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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