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What does Malory mean?

Malory Pronunciation of Malory [mal-o-ry] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Malory) is of Old French derivation, and Malory means "unlucky". Malory is an alternate form of Mallory (Old French): from "malheure".


Malory has 2 variants: Mallery and Mallorie.

Creative forms:
(male) Manory, Milory, ..

(female) Malomi, Malora, ..

Middle name pairings:
Malory Niko (M.N.), ..

How popular is Malory?

Malory is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#128797 out of 150436, Top 86%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Malory (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Mallory. This form of Malory was at the height of its popularity in the 1950s (#1774). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mallory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Malory and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amory, Barry, Cory, Darry, Ellery, Emmory, Emory, Gary, Jory, Kory, Lary, Lawry, Mabon, Mabry, Maccoy, Macey, Macon, Madoc, Madog, Mahir, Majer, Major, Makary, Malachy, Malaki, Malcolm, Maliq, Malki, Malkolm, Mallen, Mallik, Mallon, Manley, Manoa, Manoah, Manolo, Mar, Marc, Mark, Marlon, Marlonn (see Marlon), Marly, Maro, Marom, Mart, Marty, Marx, Maslon, Mason, Masos, Matty, Maury, Maxy, Maybery (see Mabry), Maybrey, Maybury, Maynor, Mayor, Mazor, Melborn (see Melbourne), Menor, Milborn, Milford, Milo, Minoru, Moore, Morey, Morly, Morry, Mynor, Talor, Valery, Veltry, Zacary and Zakery. These names tend to be more frequently used than Malory.