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What does Wye mean?

Wye /wye/ as a name for boys. Wye's root is Old English, and the name Wye means "war strength; clever, crafty". Wye is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -e, of Wyatt (Old English): wild West Sheriff Wyatt Earp. Wye is also a variation of Wylie (Old English): literary agent Andrew Wylie.

Associated with: old english, war, strength, clever (intelligent)

Variations

Wye has 2 alternative forms via Wyatt, Wylie: Wiley and Wyeth.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Weye, Wyer, ..

(female) Wyet, Wyme, ..

How popular is Wye?

Wye is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#131366 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the boy name Wye and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Wye (not in Top 2000) are Wyatt (#39 last year), Wiley (#1417) and Wylie (#1732). These relations of Wye are at the apex of their popularity today (median #1062). Wyatt is the longstanding favorite, while Wiley used to be popular. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wiley, Wyatt, Wylie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE WYE

Wye is alike in pronunciation to Ewy, Iwo, O- and Way. Other suggested similar names are Kye, Nye, Rye, Tye and Wyn. Like Wye, these names are not frequently used.


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