Mallory

First Name
55k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mallory

"Mallory" is a name of French origin, and it means "Ill-Omened". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Recently (past 100 years) it has been described as an Anglo-Norman nickname for an unfortunate person: Maillorie, Malleorre, corresponding to the Old French adjective maleüré (unhappy, unlucky), from Old French noun maleür (unhappiness, bad luck), French malheur.

  1. An English surname​. of Norman origin.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name transferred from the surname.
  4. (cryptography, computer security) Often the malicious party in examples of threat scenarios (synonym: Mallet). See Alice and Bob.

Notable Persons Named Mallory

Mallory Jansen is an actress. She was most active from 2012 to present. Mallory was born on June 18th, 1989.

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Mallory Pugh is a soccer player for the UCLA Bruins, United States women's national under-17 soccer team, United States women's national under-20 soccer team, and United States women's national soccer team. Mallory was born on April 29th, 1998 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States.

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Mallory Ortberg is a satire satirist. Mallory was born on November 28th, 1986.

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Mallory Lewis is a writer, tv producer, puppeteer, and creator. She was most prominent from 1991 to 1991. Mallory was given the name Mallory Tarcher on June 19th, 1963 in New York, New York, U.S. Mallory is also known as Mally Lewis and Mally Tarcher.

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Mallory Hagan is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Brooklyn 2010, Miss Manhattan 2011, Miss New York City 2012, Miss New York 2012, Miss America 2013, Miss New York2012, and Miss America2013. Mallory was given the name Mallory Hytes Hagan on December 23rd, 1988 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Mallory Ervin is an entertainer, former beauty pageant titleholder, entertainment, beauty pageant, and entertainerand formerbeauty pageanttitleholder. She holds the title Miss Heartland 2007, Miss Berea Area 2008, Miss Congeniality 2009, Miss Bowling Green 2009, Miss Kentucky 2009, and Miss Kentucky2009. She has been prominent since 2005. Mallory was given the name Mallory Christina Ervin on October 26th, 1985 in Henderson, Kentucky.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mallory

George Mallory was a teacher, mountaineering, and mountaineer. George was given the name George Herbert Leigh Mallory on June 18th, 1886 in Mobberley, Cheshire, England. He left this life in 1924.

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John Mallory Asher is an actor, film director, and screenwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 1990. John was given the name John Mallory on January 13th, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, United States. John is also known as John Mallory Asher.

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Stephen Mallory is a Confederate States Secretary of the Navy. Stephen was born in Trinidad.

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Bill Mallory is a college coach. Bill was born on May 20th, 1935.

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His career lasted from 1960 to 2007. Edward was born on June 14th, 1930 in Cumberland, Maryland. He died on April 4th, 2007.

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Amanda Blank is an electronica and baltimore club musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Amanda was given the name Amanda Mallory on March 21st, 1983. Amanda is also known as Mallory and Amanda.

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How popular is the baby name Mallory in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1914 5 0 5
1916 7 0 7
1918 10 0 10
1920 10 0 10
1921 5 0 5
1922 6 0 6
1923 9 0 9
1924 9 0 9
1925 6 0 6
1927 8 0 8
1928 9 0 9
1929 9 0 9
1930 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1933 7 0 7
1934 9 0 9
1935 10 0 10
1937 8 0 8
1938 14 5 9
1939 15 5 10
1940 9 0 9
1941 9 0 9
1942 20 7 13
1943 18 9 9
1944 23 9 14
1945 15 5 10
1946 21 9 12
1947 27 12 15
1948 53 30 23
1949 55 34 21
1950 51 26 25
1951 46 25 21
1952 42 25 17
1953 52 28 24
1954 23 12 11
1955 46 31 15
1956 49 31 18
1957 55 25 30
1958 43 29 14
1959 41 24 17
1960 29 14 15
1961 44 26 18
1962 47 26 21
1963 42 25 17
1964 37 19 18
1965 34 18 16
1966 46 29 17
1967 33 21 12
1968 34 22 12
1969 37 22 15
1970 36 19 17
1971 64 32 32
1972 35 21 14
1973 40 20 20
1974 25 17 8
1975 50 29 21
1976 43 26 17
1977 54 35 19
1978 30 22 8
1979 45 28 17
1980 25 17 8
1981 36 27 9
1982 54 45 9
1983 699 689 10
1984 1,485 1,470 15
1985 2,059 2,038 21
1986 3,346 3,323 23 #83 girl name
1987 3,164 3,140 24 #91 girl name
1988 2,385 2,365 20
1989 1,986 1,970 16
1990 1,796 1,782 14
1991 1,814 1,804 10
1992 1,773 1,758 15
1993 1,611 1,600 11
1994 1,605 1,605 0
1995 1,706 1,695 11
1996 1,635 1,628 7
1997 1,595 1,589 6
1998 1,536 1,525 11
1999 1,489 1,483 6
2000 1,472 1,466 6
2001 1,336 1,336 0
2002 1,265 1,259 6
2003 1,428 1,428 0
2004 1,841 1,828 13
2005 1,585 1,585 0
2006 1,469 1,469 0
2007 1,411 1,405 6
2008 1,353 1,353 0
2009 1,210 1,210 0
2010 1,173 1,173 0
2011 1,098 1,098 0
2012 959 959 0
2013 989 989 0
2014 850 850 0
2015 833 833 0
2016 738 738 0
2017 556 556 0

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Popularity of Mallory as a first name

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Popularity of Mallory as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mallory U.S.
  White 62.34% 64.26%
  African American 31.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mallory

People with the last name Mallory are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mallory

  • What name lists does Mallory rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Mallory? Mallory is the 944th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mallory was the 2,048th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mallory have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55,034 babies born with the first name Mallory in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mallory to occupy the country of Marshall Islands with an estimated population of 54,305 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mallory? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mallory first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mallory is Wednesday, April 15th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Mallory born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mallory was in 1986 with a total of 3,323 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mallory!
  • Random Mallory Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mallory ranks 85th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 54 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Mallory: Your name in reverse order is Yrollam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lylorma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mallory? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,578 people with the last name Mallory.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mallory? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Mallory as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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