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What does Wapiti mean?

Wapiti Pronunciation of Wapiti [wapi-ti] as a boys' name is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Wapiti is "White". The name refers to the pale rump and tail of the American elk, a majestic deer that lives in national parks.

Associated with: deer, parks (tree).


Creative forms:
(male) Wapist, Wapiwe, ..

(female) Wapida, Wapimi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wapiti Branson (W.B.), ..

How popular is Wapiti?

Wapiti is an unusual given name for men and an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Wapiti has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Marti, Matti, Wahib, Wain, Waite, Waits, Waldi, Walid, Walt, Warick, Waring, Wasim, Wat, Watt, Watts, Wayte, White and Witt. Like Wapiti, these names are not commonly used.

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