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Wilmot (boy)

What does Wilmot mean?

Wilmot Pronunciation of Wilmot [wilmot] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Wilmot) is an Old German name, and the meaning of Wilmot is "determined protector". Wilmot is an alternate form of William (Old German): from wil meaning "will".

Associated with: determined (faithful), protector (defender).


Wilmot has 1 variant: Wilmott.

15 more different relations via William: Wilek, Wiley, Wilkes, Wilkie, Will, Willem, Willi, Willie, Willis, Wills, Willson, Willy, Wilmer, Wilson and Wim.

Creative forms:
(male) Walmot, Wismot, ..


Middle name pairings:
Wilmot Maximiliano (W.M.), ..

How popular is Wilmot?

Wilmot is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6681 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Wilmot was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #1670 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Wilmot are William (#5 from recent data), Wilson (#620), Willie (#775), Will (#834), Wiley (#1321), Wilmer (#1575), Willis (#1985), Wilkie, Willem and Willy. Adoption of these forms of Wilmot was common in the 1880s (median #807) and has become significantly diminished since (#1374, 90.1% less usage), with forms such as Wilmer falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wilmot, Wiley, Wilkie, Will, Willem in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of William, Willie, Willis, Willy, Wilmer, Wilson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alcot, Allcot (see Alcott), Dermot, Diot, Eliot, Elliot, Elyot, Emmot, Vilmos, Walcott, Waldo, Waldon, Wallcot, Walt, Walton, Weldon, Welton, Wescot, Wiatt, Wil, Wilber, Wilbert, Wilbur, Wilburt, Wild, Wilde, Wilder, Wilford, Willes, Willet, Willets, Willett, Willey, Willmar (see Wilmer), Willmer, Wilmar, Wilmore, Wilton, Windom, Winsor, Winton, Witmore, Witt, Wolcott and Wylmer. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wilmot.

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