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Meaning and name origin

Wilbur \wi(l)-bur\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Wilber and Willbur.

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


Popularity

Wilbur is a very popular first name for males (#341 out of 1220, Top 28%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2977 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Wilbur for boys. Wilbur reached its highest rank of #96 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wilbur and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Wilbur, Wilbert and Wilber. (2014 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 commonly used than Wilbur.

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