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Meaning and name origin

Wye \wye-ye\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wye is "war strength; clever, crafty". Wye is a variant of Wyatt (Old English): wild West Sheriff Wyatt Earp. Also a variant of Wylie (Old English): literary agent Andrew Wylie.


Popularity

Wye is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wye and its source forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Wyatt and Wylie. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wyatt, Wylie in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Wye is also pronounced similarly to Way. Other suggested similar baby names are Kye, Nye, Rye, Tye and Wyn. Like Wye, these names are not commonly used.

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