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Wilbur 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.

Wilbur has 2 variant forms: Wilber and Willbur.

For more information, see also the related name Wilbert.

Baby names that sound like Wilbur are Wilburt and Wilburn.

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Popularity of Wilbur

Wilbur is a very popular first name for men (#341 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2977 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Wilbur
Popularity of Wilbur