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Meaning and name origin

Wilber \wi(l)-ber\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Wilber is "bright will". Wilber is a variant of Wilbert (Old German): used occassionally in the 19th and 20th centuries. Also a variant of Wilbur (Old German): surname of unknown meaning.

Wilber has 1 variant form: Willbur.


Popularity

Wilber is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1070 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#4586 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Wilber for boys (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wilber name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wilber and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Wilber, Wilbert and Wilbur. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wilber, Wilbert, Wilbur in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Wilber is also pronounced similarly to Elber. Other suggested similar baby names are Wilberto, Wilburn, Wilburt, Wilder and Wilmer. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wilber.

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