What does Wilbur mean?
Wilbur [wilbur] as a boys' name is of Old German origin. Surname of unknown meaning. Literary: Wilbur the Pig is the protagonist in "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White. Aviator Wilbur Wright.
Affiliated boy name: Wilbert.Creative forms:
(male) Walbur, Welbur, ..
(female) Wilburria, Wilver, .. Middle name pairings:
Wilbur Dion (W.D.), ..
How popular is Wilbur?
Wilbur is a very popular first name for men (#341 out of 1220, Top 28%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#3363 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Wilbur for boys. Wilbur reached its peak rank of #96 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the popularity of the boy name Wilbur and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Wilbur listed in the Top 2000 are Wilbert and Wilber. These relations of Wilbur were at the apex of their popularity 105 years ago (median #249).
Wilbur▼ is alike in pronunciation to Elber. Other suggested similar names are Baldur, Gilburt, Gilmour, Milburn, Walder, Walker▲, Waller, Walter▼, Weber, Welbey (see Welby), Welbie, Welborn, Welburn, Welby, Wellburn (see Welborne), Wil, Wilberto, Wilburn▼, Wilburt, Wild, Wilde, Wilder▲, Wilek, Wiley▼, Wilford▼, Wilkes, Wilkie, Will▼, Willard▼, Willem, Willerd, Willes, Willet, Willey, Willi, Willie▼, Willis▼, Willmar (see Wilmer), Willmer, Wills, Willy, Wilmar, Wilmer▼, Wilmore, Wilmot, Wilson▼, Wilton▼, Winsor, Winter, Wistar, Wister, Wyler and Wylmer. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wilbur.