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What does Wayte mean?

Wayte Pronunciation of Wayte [wayte] as a boys' name is of Middle English derivation, and the name Wayte means "guard, watchman". Wayte is an alternate form of Waite (Middle English): occupational name.

Associated with: guard (defender).


1 different relation via Waite: Waits.

Creative forms:
(male) Wayle, Whitte, ..

(female) Wayda, Wayle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wayte Edward (W.E.), ..

How popular is Wayte?

Wayte is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#93841 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Wayte has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Wayte is pronounced similarly to Wat, Watt, White, Wiatt, Witt and Wyatt. Other recommended names are Dante, Harte, Nate, Sante, Tate, Tayte, Wade, Wake, Walt, Walter, Warde, Ware, Watts, Way, Wayde, Waylen, Wayn, Wayne and Wye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wayte.

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