Name Wally Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Wally


Wally is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Wally thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Wally

Wally is a diminutive of the names Wallace and Walter. In some countries, Wally is a girl’s name, as a short form of e.g. Valerie, Valentine or Walburga.

What is the meaning of the name Wally?

Wally for boys means “ruler of the army” (from Walter) and “Welsh” or “foreigner” (from Wallace). Wally for girls means “health”, “strength” (from Valentine and Valerie) and “ruler of the fortress” (from Waltraud).

Pronunciation of Wally

Popularity of the name Wally

The name Wally is ranked #11388 overall.

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