Mallory - girls name

Mallory name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 75%

Mallory name meaning:

The name Mallory is of French origin and has several possible meanings. One interpretation is that it is derived from the Old French word "malheure," meaning "unfortunate" or "ill-fated." Another possible meaning is "unlucky" or "unfortunate" in English. These meanings may have originated from the historical context of the name, as individuals named Mallory were often associated with misfortune or unlucky events.

However, it is important to note that names can have different meanings and interpretations across different cultures and time periods. In modern usage, the name Mallory is often seen with a positive connotation, representing qualities such as strength, independence, and ambition. It has also been associated with traits like intelligence and creativity. Ultimately, the meaning of the name Mallory can vary based on personal experiences, cultural interpretations, and individual perspectives.

Origin: French




Related names

Mallory , Malory

Other girls names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 1402 out of 5581

22 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Mallory

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