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W- Names for Girls

W baby names and what they mean, with 50 results. The more fashionable girl names in this list are Willa (#384), Willow (#62), Winter (#390), Wren (#469) and Wynter (#526), while Whatley (TOP 2%) and Wenger (2%) are conventional W- surnames. Here is the list of W- names for boys.

Wahnita - Whitney | Wibeke - Wistar | Wisteria - Wysandria

Wahnita - Whitney

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

Juanita and variants

Wanita1, Waneeta, Wanna, Wahnita, Wahnna
Forms of Juanita. Based on Spanish, Hebrew languages. "God is gracious." Wania is also a moderately popular girl's name.

Walburga and variants

Walburga, var. Walpurgis, Wallburga, Walberga
Origin fr. Old German language. "Strong protection." Common, and Walburga, Walberga, Wallburga are similar to popular -ga surnames Walenga (TOP 59%), Warga (25%).

Walda, var. Wellda, Welda, Wallda, Waldette, Waldina, Waldena
From Old German. "Ruler." Welda and variants are not Top 2000 names.

Walker, var. Wallker
Root fr. Old English element. "Cloth-walker." Walber (TOP 69%), Walkner (87%) are popular surnames.

Origin fr. German element. Mythological name .. Walkiria was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Wallis, var. Wallys, Wally, Walliss, Walless, Wallie
Derived fr. Old English language. "From Wales." Walless and variants are not in the Top 2000.

Waltrina, var. Waltina, Walterine, Walteena
Derivative of Old German element. "Army ruler." Unconventional. Waltrina, Waltina, etc. are not listed in the US Census.

Wanda and variants

Wanda, var. Wonnda, Wonda, Wohnda, Wendeline1, Wendy1, Wendall1, Wendaline1, Wannda, Wenda1, Wandy, Wandis, Wandah, Wandie, Wahnda
Source fr. Slavic. "The tribe of the Vandals." Wanda and Wendy have faded in favor as girls' names since 1930-1939.

Wanetta and variants

Wanetta, var. Wanita2, Wanette, Waneta
Based on Old English language. "Pale-skinned." Less used today. Wanita was the variant last recorded (1950-1959) in the Top 2000.

Warda, var. Wardine, Wardia
Derived fr. Old German element. "Guardian." Rare as birth names, but Warda, Wardia, etc. are comparable to the more conventional Wanda.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of W- names: Wava, Waverly, Wenda, Wendi, Wendie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of W- names: Wendy, Whitley, Whitney, Whittney, Windy

Top 2000 baby names ranking of W- names: Winnie, Wonda

Origin fr. Old German. "Fighting defender." Outside Top 2000. See also Carna.


From Slavic word. "Stranger." Wava peaked in popularity 98 years ago. See also Nava.

Waverly and variants

Waverly, var. Waverley
From Old English element. "Meadow of quivering aspens." Waverly has increased in prominence since 1880-1889.

Guinevere and variants

Winny, Winnie, Winne1, Wendy2, Win1, Wendie1, Wendee1
Var. of Guinevere. Origin fr. Welsh word. "Fair and smooth." Wendee and variants became more popular in 2018, rising on average +18 positions as baby names with Wendy leading the upswing.

Wendell, var. Wendelle, Wendall2, Wendaline2
Origin fr. Old German word. "Wanderer." Waldell and Wildell are creative variations.

Gwendolen and variants

Wynne, Winne2, Win2, Wendie2, Wendy3, Wendi1
Var. of Gwendolen. Stems fr. Welsh element. "Fair bow; blessed ring." Wendy is a Top 2000 baby name.

Wendy and variants

Wendy4, var. Windy, Wendye, Wendie3, Wendey, Wendi2, Wendeline2, Wendee2, Wenda2, Wendaline3
From English word. "Friend." Wendy (UPPER 81%), Windy (88%) and Wenda (99%) appear often as surnames.

Weslee, var. Weslie, Weslia, Wesleya
From Old English language. "Western meadow." Not Top 2000 names.

Whitley and variants

Whitley, var. Whittley, Whitlea, Whitelea
Based on Old English. "White meadow." Whitley is a recognizable (UPPER 90%) female name, whereas Whitelea, Whitlea and Whittley are atypical.

Whitney and variants

Whitney, var. Whittnie, Whittney, Whittany, Whitny, Whittaney, Whitnie, Whitni, Whitneigh, Whitnee, Whitnea, Whiteney
Based on Old English element. "White island." Whiteney, Whitnea, Whitnee, Whitneigh and Whitni are more novel as birth names among the variant forms of Whitney.

Quick Reference

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

1. Wahnita - Whitney
Juanita [Wanna, Wanita, Wahnna, Waneeta, Wahnita], Walburga [Walberga, Walpurgis, Wallburga], Walda [Welda, Wellda, Wallda, Waldina, Waldena, Waldette], Walker [Wallker], Walkiria, Wallis [Wally, Wallys, Wallie, Walliss, Walless], Waltrina [Waltina, Walteena, Walterine], Wanda [Wonda, Wendy, Wonnda, Wohnda, Wendall, Wendeline, ..], Wanetta [Wanita, Waneta, Wanette], Warda [Wardia, Wardine], Warna, Wava, Waverly [Waverley], Guinevere [Win, Winny, Winne, Wendy, Winnie, Wendie, ..], Wendell [Wendall, Wendelle, Wendaline], Gwendolen [Win, Wynne, Winne, Wendy, Wendi, Wendie], Wendy [Windy, Wendi, Wendye, Wendie, Wendey, Wendeline, ..], Weslee [Weslie, Weslia, Wesleya], Whitley [Whitlea, Whittley, Whitelea], Whitney [Whitny, Whitnie, Whittnie, Whittney, Whittany, Whittaney, ..]

Wibeke [Wiweca, Wiebke], Wilda [Wylda, Willda], Wilfreda [Wilfrieda, Wilfridda], Vilhelmina [Wilhelmina], Wilhelmina [Wylma, Wilna, Wilma, Wilmina, Wilmette, Willybella, ..], Willa, Billie [Willa], Willow, Vilma [Wilma], Wilma [Wylma, Willma, Wilmina], Wilmot [Wilmott, Wilmotina], Wilona [Wilone], Winifred [Wynn, Wynne, Wynifred, Wynafred, Wynnifred, Winnifred, ..], Gwyneth [Winny, Wynne, Wynnie, Winnie], Winola, Winona [Wynona, Wynonna, Wynnona, Winonna, Winonah, Winoena, ..], Winsome [Wynsome], Winter [Wynter, Wintar], Wisdom, Wistar [Wister, Wistarr]

Wisteria [Wistaria], Wren, Wyanet [Wyonet, Wyonetta, Wyanetta], Wyetta [Wyette], Wynell, Wynne [Wyn, Win, Wynn, Winny, Winne, Winnie], Wynstelle [Wynstella, Winstelle, Winstella], Wyome [Wyomie, Wyomia], Wysandra [Wysandria], Sandra [Wysandria]

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