Wilber meaning, boyWilber

Get kreatif with Wilber | Add to list (0)


What does Wilber mean?

Wilber \wi(l)-ber\ as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Wilber is "bright will". Wilber is a variant of Wilbert (Old German). Wilber is also a derivative of Wilbur (Old German): surname of unknown meaning.


Variations

Wilber has 1 variant: Willbur.

Wilber has 3 more alternative forms via Wilbert, Wilbur: Wilberto, Wilburn and Wilburt.


Popularity

Wilber is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1070 out of 1220, Top 88%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#5348 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Wilber for boys. Wilber reached its peak rank of #409 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wilber and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Wilber are Wilburn, Wilbur and Wilbert. Usage of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.6893%) and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Wilber, Wilbert, Wilbur and Wilburn becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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


Similar Names

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

[Top]