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What does Wallach mean?

Wallach Pronunciation of Wallach [wal-lach] as a boys' name is an Old French name, and the name Wallach means "Welshman". Wallach is a variant form of Wallace (Old French): from "waleis".


6 alternative forms via Wallace: Wallas, Wallie, Wallis, Wally, Walsh and Welch.

Creative forms:
(male) Wellach, Willach, ..


Middle name pairings:
Wallach Neal (W.N.), ..

How popular is Wallach?

Wallach is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#11449 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Wallace (#1201 via latest list), Wallie and Wally are the popular related forms of Wallach (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Wallach was at its peak in the 1920s (usage of 0.19%) and is now much less (usage 0.01%, 96%), with the version Wallace becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wallace, Wallie, Wally in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ceallach, Darach, Gerlach, Kellach (see Kellagh), Manoach, Polloch, Wallcot, Waller, Waylan, Wayland and Willard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wallach.