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pinWhat does Wilson mean?

Wilson /wil-son/ as a boys' 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.


pinVariations

Wilson has 1 variant: Willson.

Affiliated boy name: William.

Kreatif forms: Wilsonna, Wilsonne, Wiltson. [more]

pinHow popular is Wilson?

Wilson is a very popular first name for males (#394 out of 1220, Top 32%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#10 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Wilson for boys. Wilson reached its top rank of #160 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is currently at #594. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Wilson and corresponding names. The only other popular varying form of Wilson (#594 2 years ago) is William (#5 2 years ago). Adoption of these relations of Wilson was more pronounced among parents during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.919%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.7005%, 23.8% less). (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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


pinSimilar Names

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

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