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What does Willkes mean?

Willkes Pronunciation of Willkes [willkes] as a boys' name has its root in Old English. Willkes is a version of Wilkes (Old English): probably a short variation of Wilkins.

Associated with: old english.


2 relations via Wilkes: Wilkie and Willkie.

Creative forms:
(male) Walkes, Wallkes, ..

(female) Willke, Willwen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Willkes Geovanni (W.G.), ..

How popular is Willkes?

Willkes is an unusual first name for males. Willkes is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Wilkie is the only popular related form of Willkes (not ranked). This relation of Willkes reached the apex of its popularity 75 years ago (#1921). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wilkie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Akilles, Dalles, Delles, Ghilles (see Gillies), Ghillies (see Gillies), Giles, Gilles, Gillies, Jiles, Miles, Niles, Walker, Wallas, Waller, Wallie, Wallis, Wellbey (see Welby), Wells, Wilber, Wilde, Wilder, Wilek, Wiley, Wilfred, Wilkins, Will, Willard, Willbur, Willem, Willerd, Willes, Willess, Willet, Willets, Willett, Willey, Willfred, Willi, William, Williams, Willie, Willis, Williss, Willkins (see Wilkinson), Willmar (see Wilmer), Willmer, Wills, Willson, Willy and Wilmer. These names tend to be more frequently used than Willkes.