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What does Wakefield mean?

Wakefield Pronunciation of Wakefield [wake-field] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wakefield is "damp field". Place name.

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Walkefield, Wattfield, ..

(female) Wakedell, Wakenell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wakefield Warner (W.W.), ..

How popular is Wakefield?

Wakefield is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2360 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Wakefield has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Banfield, Canfield, Garfield, Mansfield, Masefield, Maxfield, Mayfield, Sheffield, Stanfield, Stansfield, Suffield, Wakelea (see Wakeley), Wakeley, Wakely, Waleed, Walfred, Walfried (see Walfred), Warfield, Whitfield, Winfield, Winnfield, Wynfield and Wynnsfield. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wakefield.

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