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Gender: Female Meaning of Mallory: "unfortunate" Origin of Mallory: French Mallory's Popularity in 2017: #551

The name Mallory is a girl's name of French origin meaning "unfortunate". Mallory is ranked #551 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Luck and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

Early 1980s sitcom (Family Ties) name that has been well used ever since, with an upbeat three-syllable sound and a slightly tomboyish edge.

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Famous People Named Mallory

Mallory Hytes Hagan, Miss America 2013
Mallory Burdette, American tennis player
Mallory Lewis, American puppeteer, daughter of Shari Lewis
Mallory Sandler, American actress
Mallory Deluce, Canadian ice hockey player
Mallory Christina Ervin, Miss Kentucky (America) 2009
Mallory Reaves, American novelist
Mallory Snyder, American model and TV personality
Mallory Ortberg, American writer and internet personality
Mallory Everton, American actress in YouTube sketch comedy show Studio C
Mallory Diane "Mal" Pugh, American soccer player
Mallory Morris, blogger

Pop Culture References for the name Mallory

Mallory Knox, character in movie "Natural Born Killers"
Mallory Knox, British rock band
Mallory O'Brien, character on TV's "The West Wing"
Mallory Keaton, daughter on TV's "Family Ties"
Mallory Grace, from "The Spiderwick Chronicles," played by Sarah Bolger
Mallory Wells, character on Canadian TV's "Heartland"
Mallory Pike - character in "The Babysitter's Club" book series by Ann M. Martin
Mallory Dent, character on TV's "Veronica Mars"
Mallory Towers - Children's book series
Mallory Archer, character on TV's "Archer"
Mallory Kingsly, character in the play "City of Angels"
Mallory Wells, character on CBC's "Heartland"
Mallory Hanson, character on Netflix series "Grace and Frankie"
Mallory "Mouse" Dodge, main character in "The Problem with Forever" novel by Jennifer L. Armentrout