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.
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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)
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)