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Wistar (girl)

What does Wistar mean?

Wistar Pronunciation of Wistar [wis-tar] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Wistar) is of German origin. Surname of unknown meaning. Caspar Wistar was a prominent doctor in late 18th century Philadelphia, and taught at what became the University of Pennysylvannia.

Associated with: surname, 18th century.

Variations

Wistar has 2 variants: Wistarr and Wister.

Creative forms:
(female) Wiltar, Wisdra, ..

(male) Wistan, Wiston, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wistar Palmer (W.P.), ..

How popular is Wistar?

Wistar is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Wistar is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Wistar has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wistar name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wistar outside U.S.

Similar Names

Wistar is alike in pronunciation to Easter, Eistir and Ester. Other suggested similar names are Eimear, Pilar, Star, Wilda, Willa, Wilma, Wilna, Wina, Wintar, Winter, Wisdom, Wistaria, Wisteria and Wynter. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wistar.

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