What does Waite mean?
Waite [waite] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Waite is "guard, watchman". Occupational name. Christmas carolers were known as "waits" because the custom of singing carols started with bands of watchmen who would sing tunes as the night passed. Actor and musician Tom Waits.
(male) Waiti, Wate, ..
(female) Waida, Waime, .. Middle name pairings:
Waite Fredrick (W.F.), ..
How popular is Waite?
Waite is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#1892 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Waite has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Waite is pronounced similarly to Wat, Watt, White, Wiatt, Witt and Wyatt▲. Other suggested similar names are Dante, Harte, Nate, Sante, Tate▲, Tayte, Wade▼, Wain, Wake, Walt, Walter▼, Wapiti, Warde, Ware, Watts, Wayde, Wayne▼ and Whitey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Waite.See names in meaning and etymology.