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Wilburn

What does Wilburn mean?

Wilburn Pronunciation of Wilburn [wilburn] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Wilburn is "bright will". Wilburn is a version of Wilbert (Old German).

Associated with: bright.

Variations

4 alternative forms via Wilbert: Wilber, Wilberto, Wilbur and Wilburt.

Creative forms:
(male) Simburn, Warburn, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Wilburn Sammy (W.S.), ..

How popular is Wilburn?

Wilburn is a somewhat popular first name for males (#810 out of 1220, Top 66%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#2240 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Wilburn reached its top position of #353 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wilburn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Wilburn are Wilber, Wilbert, Wilbur and Wilburt. These forms of Wilburn were at the peak of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.3%), but now, forms such as Wilbur have become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wilburn, Wilber, Wilbert, Wilbur, Wilburt in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Wilburn is alike in pronunciation to Albern, Welborn, Welborne, Welbourne, Welburn, Wellborn, Wellbourn and Wellburn. Other recommended names are Ashburn, Auburn, Coburn, Colbourn, Colburn, Collburn (see Colburn), Gilburt, Melborn (see Melbourne), Melburn, Milborn, Milbourn, Milburn, Millborn (see Milburn), Millburn, Osburn, Radburn, Raeburn, Rayburn, Sanburn, Swinburn, Washburn, Wilder, Wilford, Willard, Willbur, Willerd, Willson, Wilmar, Wilmer, Wilmore, Wilson and Wilton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wilburn.

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