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pinWhat does Wilkie mean?

Wilkie /wil-kie/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old English and Old German origin, and Wilkie means "determined protector". Wilkie is an alternate form of Wilkes (Old English): probably a short variation of Wilkins. Wilkie is also a derivative of William (Old German): from wil meaning "will".


Wilkie has 33 different relations via Wilkes, William: Bill, Bille, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guillaume, Guillermo, Liam, Vilhelm, Villem, Wilek, Wiley, Wilhelm, Wilhelmus, Wilkinson, Will, Willem, Willhelmus, Willi, Williams, Williamson, Willie, Willis, Willkes, Willkie, Wills, Willson, Willy, Wilmer, Wilmot, Wilmott, Wilson and Wim.

Kreatif forms: Walkie, Welkie, Wikie. [more]

pinHow popular is Wilkie?

Wilkie is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4680 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Wilkie and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Wilkie (outside Top 1000) are Bill, Billie, Billy (#794 the previous year), Guillermo (#678), Liam (#2), Wiley, Wilhelm, Will (#763), William (#5), Williams, Willie (#722), Willis, Willy, Wilmer and Wilson (#594). Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.5873%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.2295%, 60.9%), with versions such as Billy, Guillermo, Will, Willie and Wilson falling out of fashion. Liam (#2) is the most chic boy name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bill, Billie, Billy, Guillermo, Liam in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wiley, Wilhelm, Will, William, Williams in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Willie, Willis, Willy, Wilmer, Wilson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Billy, Liam, Wilhelm, Will, William, Wilmer outside U.S.