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pinWhat does Wally mean?

Wally /wal-ly/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Wally). Short form of names such as Walter and Wallace. Actors Wally Shawn, Wally Cox.


Wally has 19 relations via Wallace, Walter: Gaultier, Gauthier, Gautier, Gualterio, Gualtiero, Valter, Valther, Walder, Wallach, Wallas, Wallie, Wallis, Walsh, Walt, Walther, Wat, Watkins, Welch and Welsh.

Kreatif forms: Wagly, Waly, Wely. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Wally for boys. Wally was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #754 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wally name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wally outside U.S.

Valter, Wallace and Walter (#337 a year ago) are the prominent related forms of Wally. Forms like Wallas are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.4775%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1658%, down 65.3%), with the forms Wallace, Wally and Walter becoming less in vogue. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wally and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wally, Wallace, Walter in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Valter outside U.S.

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Wally is alike in pronunciation to Wiley, Willey, Willi and Willy. Other recommended similar baby names are Wadly and Will. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wally.