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Wallis (boy)

What does Wallis mean?

Wallis Pronunciation of Wallis [wal-lis] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Wallis) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of the name Wallis is "Welshman". Wallis is a version of Wallace (Old French): from "waleis".


5 different relations via Wallace: Wallach, Wallas, Wallie, Wally and Walsh.

Creative forms:
(male) Welis, Whealis, ..

(female) Wallow, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wallis Neo (W.N.), ..

How popular is Wallis?

Wallis is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#2929 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Wallace (#1201 in recent rankings), Wallie and Wally are the prominent related forms of Wallis (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Wallach, are uncommon. These relations of Wallis were popular with parents 95 years ago (average #1124) and have become much less conventional since (#1733, 96%), with the form Wallace becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Wallis is alike in pronunciation to Alwis, Elis, Ellis, Elliss, Willess, Willis and Williss. Other recommended names are Callis, Callys, Collis, Dallas, Dalles, Dallin, Dallis, Gillis, Hallie, Hollis, Mallik, Mallin, Tallin, Tallis, Tallys, Tullis, Waldi, Walid, Waller, Walwin, Waylin, Wells, Wilkie, Willes, Willi, Willie, Willkie and Wills. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wallis.