[ 2 syll. wal-lis, wa-ll-is ] The baby boy name Wallis is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as WAHL-ihS- †. Wallis is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old French. The name's meaning is Welshman. The first name is dervied from the surname, which is itself a variant of the surname Wallace. See Wallis for more information.
Wallis is a variant (English) of the name Wallace (English and Scottish).
Wallis is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Wallis, Wallace was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Wallis include Waleis, Wallace, Wallach, Wallache, Wallack, Wallas, Wallase, Wallice, Wallise, Walloch, Wallyse, Walshie, Walshy, Wella, Wilco, Wileck, Wileigh, Wilek, Wilis, and Wilkie.
† 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)"