What does Wye mean?
Wye [wye] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Wye means "war strength; clever, crafty". Wye is an alternate spelling of Wyatt (Old English): wild West Sheriff Wyatt Earp. Wye is also a variation of Wylie (Old English): literary agent Andrew Wylie.
(male) Weye, Wyer, ..
(female) Wyet, Wyme, .. Middle name pairings:
Wye Johnny (W.J.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Wye (not in Top 2000) are Wyatt (#34 last year), Wiley (#1321) and Wylie (#1965). These relations of Wye are at the apex of their popularity today (median #1106). Wyatt is the longstanding favorite, while Wiley used to be popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)