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Wilkie /wil-kie/ 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 16 different relations via Wilkes, William: Bille, Billie, Wilek, Wiley, Will, Willem, Willi, Willie, Willis, Willkes, Willkie, Wills, Willy, Wilmer, Wilmot and Wilson.

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

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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. Demographics)

Displayed below is an analysis of the history of Wilkie and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Wilkie (outside Top 1000) are Billie, Wiley, Will (#763 the previous year), William (#5), Willie (#722), Willis, Willy, Wilmer and Wilson (#594). Adoption of these forms of Wilkie reached its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.719%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.213%, 70.4%), with versions such as Wilmer becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Billie, Wiley, Will, William, Willie in U.S.

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

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Albie, Alfie, Algie, Alvie, Arlie, Bailie, Baillie, Baldie, Berkie, Birkie, Birlie, Birnie, Brilie, Colbie, Collie, Cookie, Dickie, Elie, Erlie, Finlie, Ghillie, Gillbie, Hallie, Heckie, Hillie, Ikie, Ilie, Jakie, Kelbie, Kelsie, Kirklie, Linnie, Mackie, Malakie, Miltie, Nickie, Ollie, Richie, Rickie, Rollie, Sivnie, Skie, Sollie, Tullie, Vinnie, Wake, Waldi, Walid, Walker, Wallie, Wallis, Walwin, Welbie, Wick, Wickley, Wil, Wilbur, Wild, Wilde, Wilder, Wilfried, Wilkins, Willes, Willet, Willey, Williss, Willkins, Willmer, Wilmar, Wilmore, Wilton, Wole, Wolfe, Wylie and Zackie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wilkie.