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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 on this name, 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 (#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)

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. 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)

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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