Wallace

Wallace - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Wallace, meaning foreigner, stranger, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #133. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Wallace and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Wallace? 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 Wallace. The baby boy name Wallace was given to 50 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1612 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 32,821 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Wallace peaked in popularity 96 years ago in 1923 on position 69.



Famous with this name

Wallace Wolodarsky
Morgan Wallace
Wallace Chung


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Wallace is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Wallace is currently topping the baby name charts in South Carolina at position #611 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,584.

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 Wallace is where you live.


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Wallace origin and meaning

Wallace is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means foreigner, stranger. To see famous people named Wallace, pop culture references for the name Wallace and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Wallace

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

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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
20121612
20111861
20102273
20092141
20082055
20071901
20061684
20051683
20041929
20032720
20021801
20011448
20001277
19991413
19981225
19971509
19961199
19951303
19941237
19931040
1992964
1991887
1990851
1989783
1988821
1987775
1986755
1985655
1984609
1983594
1982614
1981580
1980538
1979592
1978575
1977553
1976507
1975475
1974480
1973476
1972427
1971440
1970413
1969388
1968362
1967340
1966332
1965325
1964309
1963302
1962283
1961287
1960284
1959271
1958270
1957257
1956240
1955232
1954222
1953213
1952210
1951205
1950197
1949193
1948187
1947177
1946169
1945166
1944161
1943156
1942157
1941153
1940146
1939150
1938138
1937132
1936129
1935133
1934129
1933120
1932116
1931114
1930112
1929106
1928104
192796
192694
192592
192486
192369
192288
192188
192093
1919106
1918123
1917123
1916124
1915124
1914126
1913125
1912128
1911137
1910133

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Carolina611
Massachusetts730
Virginia838
Ohio1348
Florida1406
New York1565
California2015
Texas2584

Even more about Wallace


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 Wallace 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Wallace?

2 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
1923
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Wallace
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 32,821
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +50

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