Wilson name meaning

Updated: March 13th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English, German and Germanic
Usage: English and Tamil
Pronunciation: wi(l)-son
Meaning: Son of William, Will-helmet, Son of Wil and A Family Name
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What does Wilson mean?

Prevailing and Perpetual Wilson has its origin in Germanic, German and Old English bestowed upon both genders, Wilson means "Son of William, Will-helmet, Son of Wil or A Family Name" is mainly used in Tamil and English.

Wilson is a variation of darling and perennial William. William is a derivative of Guillaume. Also William is English equivalent of Wilhelm. Commonly Accepted and Conifer William has its origin in Germanic and Old High German, William means "Valley and Will and Helmet"..

It is celebrated on the 10 of January.

How do I pronounce Wilson?

The proper pronunciation of two syllabled Wilson is wi(l)-son. wil-sin is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Wilson

Wilesone, William, Wilhelm, Bille, Williams, Williamjames, Willihelm, Billa, Birger, James

Names that rhyme with Wilson

How popular is the name Wilson?

Wilson is a popular in United States where over 46163 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At the peak of its usage in 1913, 1381 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 122nd position.

Additionally, the name has been in the top 500 baby names an amazing 101 times Wilson is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 600 names.

Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 568 on boy names chart when 68 babies were named Wilson. Over 741 people have been named Wilson in England and Wales.

Also, in France, it has been in use since 1904 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 1918, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 274 on boy names chart when 96 babies were given the name Wilson.

There are over 2669 babies that have been given the name Wilson in France.

Wilson is an uncommon baby name in still in use in Belgium. However things change on global perspective, Wilson is extremely popular in Brazil where every 1 in 700 have the name as well as in, Colombia and Uganda.

Also the baby name is popular in Ecuador, Philippines, Kenya, Angola, Tanzania, Peru, Haiti, Nigeria, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Bolivia, Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, India, Honduras, DR Congo, Chile, Indonesia, Guatemala, South Sudan, Uruguay, Ghana, Rwanda, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Paraguay, Cameroon and Madagascar.

As per our findings, over 1450000 babies have been bestowed Wilson around the globe.

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Wilson in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Wilson

You test your limits not to amaze others and prove you are courageous but to satisfy the adrenaline hunger inside your heart. It's time you give adventure and spontaneity a chance. You are not selfish but you are not naive as well. Others need you in their life, but you don't need anyone. You attract wealth and successful people with your charisma. If you have letter N as your capstone, you like to think outside the box. In fact, you don't even know where the box is.

Other names similar to Wilson

  •  Iesha - Noteworthy Iesha especially is used in English and Arabic, meaning of Iesha is "She who Lives, Alive or Life" that of Sanskrit and Arabic origin is bestowed upon both boys and girls. Trendy name Iesha bagged 432nd position on list of baby girl names in 1992 in United States
  •  Mauricio - Specifically used in Portuguese and Spanish long standing and lofty, Mauricio came from Latin used as a unisex name, meaning of Mauricio is "Moorish, The Moor or The One from Mauritania"
  •  Leonidas - Outstanding and Enduring Leonidas came from Old Greek, Germanic and Latin is used chiefly in English, Norwegian and Swedish, meaning of Leonidas is "Son of Léon, Lion Strong or Son of the Lion" is a baby boy name
  •  Fernando - Of German and Gothic origin, Customary and Ceaseless Fernando means "Bold Protector or Peace or Courageous" given to both boys and girls is used largely in Norwegian and Portuguese
  •  Nira - Commonly used in Gujarati and Tamil loved, Nira means "Ploughed Field or Amrit or Nectar or Pure Water" is a unisex name
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Middle names for Wilson

These are some of the flourishing and well-received options for Wilson middle names.

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Famous people named Wilson

  • Wilson Boit Kipketer, middle and long distance athlete most widely
  • Wilson Lowry, English engraver
  • Wilson Edgar Terry, last Kentucky veteran of the Spanish–American War
  • Wilson Greatbatch, American engineer and pioneering inventor
  • Wilson Marion Cooper, notable musician and music teacher within the Sacred Harp tradition
  • Wilson Parasiuk, (born May 6, 1943
  • Wilson Carey McWilliams, political scientist at Rutgers University
  • Wilson McLean, Scottish illustrator and artist
  • Wilson Bryan Key, Ph
  • Wilson Kinyonga, influential musician in Kenya
  • Wilson Seymour Conger, merchant and political figure in Canada West
  • Wilson Irvine, master American Impressionist landscape painter
  • Wilson Hirschfeld, journalist and former managing editor of 'The Plain Dealer'
  • Wilson C. Edsell, served in the Michigan Senate
  • Wilson Busienei, Ugandan long-distance runner
  • Wilson Jameson, Scottish medical doctor and the ninth Chief Medical Officer of England 1940 - 1950
  • Wilson Roy Wheeler, Australian postman and professional ornithologist
  • Wilson Duff, Canadian archaeologist, cultural anthropologist
  • Wilson Kirwa, Finnish middle-distance runner
  • Wilson Carlile, English evangelist who founded the Church Army
  • Wilson Reilly, Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Wilson Bigaud, Haitian painter
  • Wilson Milam, American theatre director
  • Wilson Casey, American columnist, book author, political humorist
  • Wilson Pinheiro, president of the Brasiléia Rural Workers Union in the State of Acre
  • Wilson Caldwell, distinguished Civil War-era African American
  • Wilson Tortosa, Filipino comic book artist best
  • Wilson Thomas Hogue, American bishop of the Free Methodist Church
  • Wilson Martins, Brazilian literary critic and cultural historian
  • Wilson Moreira, Brazilian 'sambista'
  • Wilson Earnshaw, English first-class cricketer
  • Wilson S. Hill, U.S. Representative from Mississippi
  • Wilson Gale-Braddyll, British Member of Parliament
  • Wilson Kebenei, Kenyan long-distance runner
  • Wilson Dallam Wallis, American anthropologist
  • Wilson Flagg, United States Navy Rear Admiral
  • Wilson Barrett, English manager, actor, and playwright
  • Wilson Pickett, American singer and songwriter
  • Wilson Cruz, American actor
  • Wilson Kipketer, Kenyan-born Danish former middle distance runner
  • Wilson Tuckey, member of the House of Representatives
  • Wilson Álvarez, Venezuelan former professional baseball player
  • Wilson Shannon, Democratic politician from Ohio and Kansas
  • Wilson Phillips, American vocal group consisting of Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson, and Chynna Phillips
  • Wilson Cary Nicholas, American politician
  • Wilson Tucker, Wilson Tucker
  • Wilson Whineray, New Zealand business executive and rugby union player
  • Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, He participated
  • Wilson Rawls, American writer best
  • Wilson Jermaine Heredia, American actor best
  • Wilson Bentley, is one of the first known photographers of snowflakes

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