What does Wallis mean?
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".
(male) Welis, ..
(female) Wallow, Walmi, .. 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)
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.