What does Wilkes mean?
Associated with: old english.
Affiliated boy name: William.Creative forms:
(male) Walkes, Winkes, ..
(female) Wilney, Wilver, .. Middle name pairings:
Wilkes Eugene (W.E.), ..
How popular is Wilkes?
Wilkes is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1856 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Wilkie and William (#5 in 2015) are the prominent varying forms of Wilkes (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Wilkes were at the top of their popularity a century ago (median #1001) and are now much less popular (#1002, 89.3% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
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