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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188091091
188188088
18821030103
18831000100
18841020102
18851070107
18861040104
188788088
18881110111
18891150115
18901380138
189190090
18921190119
18931140114
189499099
18951190119
18961300130
18971310131
18981435138
18991210121
19001610161
19011320132
19021570157
19031570157
19041630163
19051675162
19061620162
19071850185
19081900190
19091905185
19102510251
19112570257
19125158507
19136309621
19148166810
19151,089101,079
19161,13261,126
19171,228131,215
19181,353191,334
19191,492111,481
19201,893171,876#93 boy name
19212,111152,096#88 boy name
19222,224112,213#87 boy name
19232,813122,801#69 boy name
19242,303182,285#87 boy name
19252,088132,075#92 boy name
19262,026162,010#95 boy name
19272,025172,008#96 boy name
19281,857121,845
19291,71481,706
19301,629111,618
19311,54991,540
19321,539121,527
19331,377111,366
19341,31371,306
19351,20661,200
19361,25891,249
19371,203131,190
19381,18591,176
19391,082141,068
19401,17201,172
19411,12381,115
19421,23991,230
19431,25951,254
19441,13871,131
19451,017101,007
19461,221111,210
19471,19571,188
19481,08351,078
19491,08161,075
19501,06861,062
19519990999
19529780978
19531,02081,012
19549825977
195596211951
19569407933
19578728864
19588116805
19598606854
19607820782
19617275722
19627426736
19636580658
19646346628
19655400540
19665266520
19674925487
19684650465
196942310413
19704010401
19713570357
19723260326
19732840284
19742690269
19752940294
19762570257
19772465241
19782140214
19792200220
19802486242
19812240224
19822055200
19832070207
19841970197
19851800180
19861575152
19871440144
19881370137
19891610161
19901320132
19911380138
19921390139
19931210121
199492092
199598098
199698098
199793093
19981050105
199982082
200099099
2001103796
200285085
200371071
200483083
20051060106
200696096
200783083
200892092
200972072
201074074
201184084
20121040104
20131486142
20141350135

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 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wallace" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 17 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1931. Across the entire United States a total of 1,549 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 warmth, the glow of your friendship.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

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

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

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

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? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Wallace

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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Past life for Wallace born Jun 3, 1948

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 Northern England approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Wallace

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