Alfred Russel Wallace was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, biologist and illustrator. He is best known for independently conceiving the theory of evolution through natural selection; his paper on the subject was jointly published with some of Charles Darwin's writings in 1858.
It sounds too much like walrus for me.
WAHL-əs in English.
Horrible. Wallace is such an ugly old man name. The nickname Wally does sound younger, but it's goofy-sounding and awful as well. I think any boy with this hideous name would be teased a lot.
Charles Wallace Murry is the youngest Murry child. He is always referred to as "Charles Wallace", not just Charles. (From the book Wrinkle in Time)
In 2018, 64 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Wallace who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 862nd most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.
Really old fashioned and ugly.
In Portuguese it is also written as Uólace.
Wallace, although derivative of the name 'Wales' the meaning of the name Wallace is 'Of Wales' or 'Welshman', William Wallace himself was of Welsh descent, hence his surname. So the surname is both Welsh & Scottish but of English spelling.
The name Wallace was given to 153 boys born in the US in 2015.
I like this name. It is simple and different but not overwhelming or ugly.
Wallace Henry Hartley (June 2nd 1878 - April 15th 1912) was the band master on the RMS Titanic, and famously went down playing 'Nearer My God to Thee'.
The name Wallace was given to 102 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Wallace Reid (b. April 15, 1891) was a silent film star and a famous bearer, though his birth name was William Wallace Reid. He was one of the most popular leading men of the 1910s and early 1920s, but after a 1919 accident he became addicted to morphine, leading to his early demise in 1923.
This is a simple-sounding name. I have a character in one of my stories named Wallace.
When I think of this name, I think of the blue-haired, flamboyantly gay Pokemon gym leader named Wallace. I went to school with a guy who has this as his middle name, but it's not like he looks like a teenager anyways.
Reminds me of Wallace and Gromit :-)
Wallace is one half of the dynamic duo, "Wallace and Gromit": a clamation series created by Aardman. Wallace is the wacky inventor who loves cheese, and Gromit is his practical and loyal dog. I felt the need to clarify from the above comment :)
This is a good name, but it wouldn't sound right on a kid.
Wallace Beery, American actor, brother of Noah Beery Sr.
Wallace is the name of Veronica's friend on Veronica Mars.
I hate this name. It is my brother's middle name, and just sounds terrible. Although, I like it as a surname.
Wallace is also the name of the inventor in Aardmans work called Wallace and Gromit.

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