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What does Worth mean?

Worth Pronunciation of Worth [worth] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Worth is "fenced farm". Place name used since the 19th century.

Associated with: old english, farm, 19th century.


Worth has 4 variants: Worthey, Worthing, Worthington and Worthy.

Creative forms:
(male) Warrth, Warth, ..

(female) Worta, Worte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Worth Eddy (W.E.), ..

How popular is Worth?

Worth is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#4618 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Worth reached its apex rank of #804 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Worthy is the only other prominent varying form of Worth. These forms of Worth were popular as birth names 125 years ago (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Worth, Worthy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barth, Booth, Both, Garth, Roth, Wortham, Wyeth and Yorath. These names tend to be more commonly used than Worth.

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