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What does Witt mean?

Witt Pronunciation of Witt [witt] as a boys' name is of Flemish derivation, and the name Witt means "blond". Witt is an alternate spelling of Dewitt (Flemish): Early American statesman DeWitt Clinton.

Associated with: blond (white).


Creative forms:
(male) Wett, Wistt, ..

(female) Wino, Wita, ..

Middle name pairings:
Witt Lucian (W.L.), ..

How popular is Witt?

Witt is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1020 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Witt (not in Top 2000) is Dewitt. Adoption of this relation of Witt was common among parents a century ago (#303), but now, Dewitt has become somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dewitt in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Witt and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Witt is pronounced similarly to Ot, Waite, Wat, Watt, Wayte, White, Wiatt and Wyatt. Other recommended names are Britt, Hiatt, Jett, Kitt, Matt, Pitt, Taitt, Waits, Walt, Watts, West, Wick, Wil, Wild, Will, Wim, Win and Winn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Witt.

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