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Wistar meaning and name origin
Wistar \wi(s)-tar\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Wistar), is of German origin. Surname. Caspar Wistar was a prominent doctor in late 18th century Philadelphia, and taught at what became the University of Pennsylvannia. The flower wisteria was named after him. Author Owen Wister.
Wistar has 1 variant form: Wister.
Baby names that sound like Wistar are Foster and Vester.
Popularity of Wistar
Wistar is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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