What does Wheeler mean?
Wheeler [wheel-er] as a boys' name is of English origin, and the meaning of Wheeler is "wheel wright". Occupational name.
Associated with: occupational.
(male) Wiler, Woler, ..
(female) Wheelma, Wheelna, .. Middle name pairings:
Wheeler Juancarlos (W.J.), ..
How popular is Wheeler?
Wheeler is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#223 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Wheeler was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #734 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Wheeler is pronounced similarly to Waller and Wyler. Other suggested similar names are Beemer, Beiler, Bueller, Chester▼, Heller, Keefer, Keller, Kepler, Mueller, Nageler, Seeger, Shefer, Wakelea (see Wakeley), Wakeley, Weaver, Weber, Webley, Werner, Wesley▲, Wheatlea (see Wheatley), Wheatley, Whistler and Whitley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wheeler.See names in meaning and etymology.