What does Wally mean?
(male) Walby, Walley, ..
(female) Waldy, Wallow, .. Middle name pairings:
Wally Kobe (W.K.), ..
How popular is Wally?
Wally is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1191 out of 1220, Top 98%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#40139 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Wally was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #677 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Wallace (#1201 via latest list), Wallie, Walt and Walter (#308) are the prominent related forms of Wally. Other forms, like Wat, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Wally was at its peak during the years 1880-1889 (median #1197) and has become significantly lower since (#1501, down 96.1%), with forms such as Wallace becoming less in vogue.
Wally is alike in pronunciation to Alley, Aly, Elli, Eloy, Ely, Illya, Olley, Wiley▼, Willey, Willi, Willie▼, Willy and Wylie. Other recommended names are Baily, Baxly, Bayly, Billy▼, Caily, Carly, Cully, Daily, Daly, Early▼, Farly, Hadly, Hagly, Haily (see Haley), Hanly, Harly, Hawly, Hilly, Kelly▼, Manly, Marly, Oakly, Pauly, Radly, Rawly, Rolly, Sully, Tully, Wadley, Wadly, Wakely, Wald, Waldi, Waldo▼, Walid, Waller, Walwyn, Warley, Way, Welby, Wellby, Wells, Wesly, Will▼ and Wills. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wally.