What does Wilbur mean?
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Wilbert.
Wilbur is a very popular first name for men (#341 out of 1220, Top 28%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#2977 out of 88799, Top 3%). (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)
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. This boy name was at the apex of its popularity during 1910-1919 and has become significantly less popular since, with the versions Wilbur, Wilbert and Wilber becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)