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What does Watt mean?

Watt Pronunciation of Watt [watt] as a boys' name. Short form of Walter. The watt is a unit of electrical power which was named after Scottish inventor James Watt (19th century).

Associated with: power, scottish, 19th century.


Watt has 1 variant: Watts.

3 more related forms via Walter: Wally, Walt and Wat.

Creative forms:
(male) Wate, Weatt, ..

(female) Wada, Wady, ..

Middle name pairings:
Watt Dan (W.D.), ..

How popular is Watt?

Watt is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2246 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Watt reached its highest rank of #892 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Wally, Walt and Walter (#308 in 2015) are the popular variation forms of Watt. Usage of these forms of Watt reached its most widespread during 1880-1889 (median #1226) and has become significantly lower since (#1577, down 96%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Watt, Wally, Walt, Walter in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Watt and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Watt is pronounced similarly to Ot, Waite, Wayte, White, Wiatt, Witt and Wyatt. Other suggested similar names are Bartt (see Bart), Hiatt, Hyatt, Jett, Kitt, Matt, Pitt, Platt, Pratt, Taitt, Wade, Wain, Waits, Wake, Wald, Ward, Ware, Way, Wayn and West. These names tend to be more commonly used than Watt.