Mallory

Mallory - A very unique female name



  Jan 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mallory, meaning unfortunate, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1948 on position #1575. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mallory and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mallory? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mallory. The baby girl name Mallory was given to 927 baby girls in 2012, ranking #325 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,525 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mallory peaked in popularity 31 years ago in 1986 on position 83.



Famous with this name

Kyle Mallory
Mallory Sabian
Mallory Malibu Waugh


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Mallory is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mallory is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #143 - and is the least popular in California at position #826.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mallory is where you live.


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Mallory origin and meaning

Mallory is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means unfortunate. To see famous people named Mallory, pop culture references for the name Mallory and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mallory

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mallory, sorted by popularity.

Mallorie / Malorie / Mallori / Malerie / Malory / Malori / Malarie / Miller / Mallary / Maloree /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012325
2011288
2010281
2009270
2008253
2007247
2006234
2005219
2004188
2003230
2002253
2001237
2000213
1999207
1998204
1997190
1996183
1995178
1994186
1993181
1992174
1991163
1990162
1989147
1988120
198790
198683
1985143
1984187
1983330
19813481
19792726
19712885
19581973
19572313
19562297
19521896
19512070
19492025
19481575

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska143
Iowa156
Kentucky166
Missouri198
Arkansas201
Minnesota203
Ohio204
Louisiana218
Michigan226
West Virginia227
Wisconsin229
Alabama238
Indiana239
Illinois240
Kansas244
North Carolina256
Georgia261
Connecticut267
Tennessee272
South Carolina280
Pennsylvania290
Oklahoma299
Virginia299
New Mexico338
Mississippi346
Texas371
Maryland377
Florida395
Massachusetts453
Utah473
Arizona481
Colorado507
Oregon566
New York566
New Jersey580
Washington623
California826

Even more about Mallory


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mallory a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mallory?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1986
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mallory
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,525
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1948
2012 births +927

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