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Meaning and name origin

Wilson \wi(l)-son\ as a boy's name is pronounced WIL-son. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wilson is "son of William". Surname. President Woodrow Wilson; composer Robert Wilson; Beach Boy Brian Wilson.

Wilson has 1 variant form: Willson.

For more information, see also the related boy name William.


Popularity

Wilson is a very popular first name for males (#394 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Wilson for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wilson name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wilson and its variant form. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are William and Wilson. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of William, Wilson in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Wilson is also pronounced similarly to Allson, Ellson and Elson. Other suggested similar baby names are Gilson, Nilson and Wilton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wilson.

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