Malory

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
119
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Malory

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     English
50%
     Irish
50%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Indiana, United States says the name Malory means "Good friend".
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International Interest
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  1. English writer who published a translation of romances about King Arthur taken from French and other sources (died in 1471)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Malory

Thomas was given the name Thomas Malory in 1405 in Warwickshire. He passed away in 1471.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1983 18 18 0
1984 33 33 0
1985 38 38 0
1986 69 69 0
1987 85 85 0
1988 74 74 0
1989 57 57 0
1990 62 62 0
1991 38 38 0
1992 45 45 0
1993 35 35 0
1994 45 45 0
1995 50 50 0
1996 48 48 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 37 37 0
1999 34 34 0
2000 32 32 0
2001 39 39 0
2002 29 29 0
2003 31 31 0
2004 44 44 0
2005 31 31 0
2006 32 32 0
2007 29 29 0
2008 25 25 0
2009 35 35 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 12 12 0
2012 22 22 0
2013 17 17 0
2014 18 18 0
2015 9 9 0
2016 9 9 0
2017 10 10 0
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International Interest for Malory

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Malory as a first name

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Popularity of Malory as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Malory U.S.
  White 42.86% 64.26%
  African American 52.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Malory

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

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Fun Facts about the name Malory

  • How Popular is the name Malory? Malory is the 9,056th most popular name of all time. As a last name Malory was the 140,157th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Malory have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,276 babies born with the first name Malory in the United States. That's more than enough people named Malory to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Malory? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Malory first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Malory is Saturday, August 3rd, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Malory born? The highest recorded use of the first name Malory was in 1987 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Malory Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Malory is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Malory: Your name in reverse order is Yrolam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ryomal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Malory? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 119 people with the last name Malory.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Malory? Malory is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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