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What does Wistar mean?

Wistar Pronunciation of Wistar [wis-tar] as a boys' name (also used as girls' 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.

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How popular is Wistar?

Wistar is an uncommon first name for men. Wistar is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Wistar has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Alistar, Amishar, Avishar, Casar, Caspar, Cesar, Einar, Finbar, Gaspar, Guntar, Hilar, Jaspar, Jimar, Kaspar, Millar, Nizar, Oscar, Oskar, Osmar, Petar, Tilar, Tsar, Vidar, Walter, Webster, West, Westby, Westen, Westin, Weston, Whistler, Wiatt, Wilber, Wilbur, Wilder, Willard, Willmar (see Wilmer), Wilmar, Wilmer, Wilton, Winsor, Winstead, Winsted, Winsten, Winston, Winter, Winters, Winton, Witt, Wriston, Wynstan, Wystan, Wystann and Xiomar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wistar.