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What does Wilbur mean?

Wilbur \wi(l)-bur\ 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.


Variations

Wilbur has 2 variants: Wilber and Willbur.

For more information, see also the related boy name Wilbert.


Popularity

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. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Wilbur for boys. Wilbur reached its peak rank of #96 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wilbur and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Wilbur listed in the Top 1000 are Wilbert and Wilber. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.7117%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Wilber, Wilbert and Wilbur becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Welburn, Wilburn and Wilburt. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wilbur.

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