Wallis - Meaning of Wallis
[ 2 syll. wal-lis, wa-ll-is ] The baby girl name Wallis is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced WAHL-ihS- †. Wallis is of Old French origin and it is used mainly in English. The meaning of Wallis is 'Welshman'. The first name was borne by Wallis Simpson (1895-1986), the American wife of Edward VIII; the latter was abdicated as king and became Duke of Windsor so that he could marry the twice-divorced American socialite. See Wallis for more information.
Wallis is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Wallis include Wala, Waleis, Wallise, Walliss, Wallys, Wallyse, Welsee, Welsey, Welsi, Welsia, Welsie, Welssa, Welsy, Wila, Wilah, Wileigh, Wyla, Wyleigh, Wylla, and Wahalla.
† Pronunciation for Wallis: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
A famous person named Wallis is Wallis Simpson, Royalty, born Bessie Wallis Warfield 19 June 1896 - 24 April 1986, Baltimore, Maryland.