What does Wright mean?
Wright [wright] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wright is "carpenter". Occupational name. The word occurs in names like Wainwright and Wheelwright. Mostly 19th-century use. Despite their fame, aviators Orville and Wilbur Wright did not inspire use of their name. Painter Joseph Wright of Derby; architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
1 alternative form via Wainwright: Wainright.Creative forms:
(male) Reght, Waght, ..
(female) Wrimot, Writ, .. Middle name pairings:
Wright Shamar (W.S.), ..
How popular is Wright?
Wright is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#34 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Wright reached its peak rank of #752 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Dwight▼, Knight, Waights (see Waite), Wiatt and Witt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wright.See names in meaning and etymology.