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Girl Names Starting with Wa-

Wa- baby names and what they mean, with 13 results. Wa- names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in the 1930s (USAGE OF 0.4%) and is now significantly reduced, with names like Wanda becoming somewhat dated. Walia (TOP 16%) and Wand (17%) are common Wa- last names. Here is the list of Wa- names for boys.

Wa- names

Wahnita - Waverly

Juanita and variants

Wanita1, Waneeta, Wanna, Wahnna, Wahnita
Var. of Juanita. Origin fr. Spanish, Hebrew elements. "God is gracious." Waniya is also a moderately common birth name.

Walburga and variants

Walburga, var. Walpurgis, Wallburga, Walberga
Origin fr. Old German word. "Strong protection." Popular, and Walburga, Walberga, Wallburga are similar to common -ga surnames Warga (TOP 25%), Wallinga (70%).

Walda, var. Wallda, Waldina, Waldette, Waldena
Stems fr. Old German language. "Ruler." Wada (TOP 10%), Wald (4%) are conventional surnames.

Walker, var. Wallker
Source fr. Old English. "Cloth-walker." Not Top 2000 names.

Derived fr. German. Mythological name .. Outside Top 2000.

Wallis, var. Wallys, Wally, Walliss, Wallie, Walless
Root fr. Old English. "From Wales." Wallis (TOP 2%) and Wally (27%) are found commonly as last names.

Waltrina, var. Waltina, Walterine, Walteena
Root fr. Old German. "Army ruler." Unique. Waltrina, Waltina (compare Willmina, Wilmina) ends with -ina.

Wanda and variants

Wanda, var. Wannda, Wandy, Wandis, Wandie, Wahnda, Wandah
Derivative of Slavic word. "The tribe of the Vandals." Wanda is frequently occurring (TOP 2%) as a given name.

Wanetta and variants

Wanetta, var. Wanita2, Wanette, Waneta
Based on Old English. "Pale-skinned." Wanette and variants rose in popularity during 1920-1929.

Warda, var. Wardine, Wardia
Source fr. Old German word. "Guardian." Wardra and Wardy are creative variations.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wa- names: Walburga, Wanda, Waneta, Wanetta, Wanita

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wa- names: Wava, Waverly

Derived fr. Old German element. "Fighting defender." Rare, with the androgynous -na ending, like Winona. See also Wanna.


Origin fr. Slavic word. "Stranger." Less widespread today. Wava was last recorded in the 1940s in the Top 2000. See also Tava.

Waverly and variants

Waverly, var. Waverley
Based on Old English word. "Meadow of quivering aspens." Waverly and Waverley are atypical women's names, and Waverly exists regularly (TOP 99%) as a surname.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Wa- names for girls.

1. Wahnita - Waverly
Juanita [Wanna, Wanita, Wahnna, Waneeta, Wahnita], Walburga [Walberga, Walpurgis, Wallburga], Walda [Wallda, Waldina, Waldena, Waldette], Walker [Wallker], Walkiria, Wallis [Wally, Wallys, Wallie, Walliss, Walless], Waltrina [Waltina, Walteena, Walterine], Wanda [Wandy, Wannda, Wandis, Wandie, Wandah, Wahnda], Wanetta [Wanita, Waneta, Wanette], Warda [Wardia, Wardine], Warna, Wava, Waverly [Waverley]

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