What does Mallory mean?
Mallory [mal-lo-ry] as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' name Mallory) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Mallory is "unlucky". From "malheure". A nickname transferred to a surname and then given name. Originally a man's name, though common for girls now. Poet Sir Thomas Malory.
Associated with: surname.
(male) Manlory, Melory, ..
(female) Mallora, Malria, .. Middle name pairings:
Mallory Zaine (M.Z.), ..
How popular is Mallory?
Mallory is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#1944 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Mallory entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1774 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Ellary, Ellery, Hillary, Hillery, Mabry, Maccoy, Mahlon, Major▲, Makary, Malachy, Malcolm, Malcom, Maldon, Malechy (see Malachi), Malkior, Malkolm, Mallen, Mallik, Mallin, Mallon, Manley, Manly, Marley▲, Marloe, Marlon, Marlond, Marlonn (see Marlon), Marlow, Marlowe, Marly, Maslon, Maury, Maybery (see Mabry), Maybury, Maynor, Mayor, Mazor, Melborn (see Melbourne), Mellon, Milborn, Milford▼, Millar, Millard▼, Millborn (see Milburn), Miller▲, Millerd, Millford (see Milford), Muller, Myller (see Miller) and Valery. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mallory.