Meaning and name origin
Wally \wa(l)-ly\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Wally). Short form of names such as Walter and Wallace. Actors Wally Shawn, Wally Cox.
Wally is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1191 out of 1220, Top 98%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#76378 out of 88799, Top 86%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Wally for boys. Wally reached its highest rank of #754 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wally and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Walter (#337), Wally and Wallace. (2014 statistics).
Wally▼ is also pronounced similarly to Wallie, Wiley▼, Willey, Willi and Willy. Other suggested similar baby names are Wadly and Will▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wally.