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What does Wheelwright mean?

Wheelwright Pronunciation of Wheelwright [wheel-wright] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wheelwright is "wheel maker". Occupational name equivalent to Wainwright.

Affiliated boy name: Wright.

Associated with: old english.


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Middle name pairings:
Wheelwright Emmitt (W.E.), ..

How popular is Wheelwright?

Wheelwright is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#32267 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Wright is the only prominent alternative form of Wheelwright (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Wheelwright was widespread a century ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wright in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Fulbright, Seabright, Wainewright (see Wainwright), Wainright, Wakeleigh (see Wakeley), Wayneright, Waynewright (see Wainwright), Waynwright (see Wainwright), Wheatleigh and Wheeler. Like Wheelwright, these names are not frequently used.

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