Mallorie is an alternative spelling of Mallory. It began as a surname, but thanks to a certain sitcom, Mallory became a top 100 name for baby girls in the United States during the 1980s. Mallorie also saw some popularity during that decade. These days, it's not as popular as it was, but it remains somewhat beloved. Choose the Mallorie spelling for something a little more unique for your little one, and pair it with a current middle name to bring it into the 2020s.
Meaning of the name Mallorie:
French: Unlucky, unfortunate
Origin of the name Mallorie:
Mallorie is an alternative spelling to Mallory, an Old French name that means “unlucky” or “unfortunate.” It's derived from the French word “malheure,” and it was initially a surname.
Symbolism of the name Mallorie:
Mallorie doesn't offer much in the way of symbolism. Its meaning is not very appealing, but many new parents choose to overlook that and choose it for their daughters anyway. Some people may associate it with the 1980s sitcom “Family Ties” and find symbolism there.
Style of the name Mallorie:
Gender of the name Mallorie:
Mallorie is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Mallorie:
Number of syllables in the name Mallorie:
Emotion evoked from the name Mallorie:
The baby name Mallorie evokes images of someone who is creative, stylish, and always full of life.
Alternative spellings for the name Mallorie:
Nicknames for the name Mallorie:
Popularity of the name Mallorie:
According to the Social Security Administration, Mallorie was a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States in 1986 and 1987. It ranked at number 890 in 1986 and 820 in 1987.
Related names for the name Mallorie:
Great middle names for Mallorie and their meanings:
- Eloise (healthy, wide)
- Rose (flower)
- Iris (rainbow)
- Claire (bright, clear)
- Josephine (God increases)
- Beatrice (blessed)
- Olivia (olive tree)
- Scarlett (red)
- Delilah (delicate)
Famous people with the name Mallorie:
Mallorie in popular culture:
- Mallorie Cobb (character from the movie “Inception”)