Wayman name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wayman mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Wayman

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for attractive, inside and out

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons Named Wayman

Notable Persons Named Wayman

Wayman Tisdale

Wayman Tisdale is a basketball player for the Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, and Phoenix Suns. He was most active from 1985 to 1997. Wayman was born on June 9th, 1964 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Wayman Othell Mitchell

Wayman Othell Mitchell is a preacher, leader of christian fellowship ministries, potter's house christian fellowship, and leader ofchristian fellowship ministries. Wayman was born on October 9th, 1929 in Mitchell, Arkansas, U.S.A.

Wayman Crow

Wayman was born in 1808. He left this life in 1885.

Wayman Elbridge Adams

Wayman was born on September 23rd, 1883. He left this life in 1959.

Wayman Britt

Wayman Britt is a basketball player for the Detroit Pistons. He was most prominent from 1976 to 1977. Wayman was born on August 31st, 1952 in Wilson's Mills, North Carolina.

Wayman Carver

Wayman was born on December 25th, 1905. He breathed his last breath on May 6th, 1967.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Wayman

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wayman

Theresa Wayman

Theresa Wayman is an indie rock, art rock, and dream pop musician. She plays Fender Mustang. She has been prominent since 2004. Theresa was given the name Theresa Becker Wayman on June 23rd, 1980 in Eugene, Oregon, U.S.

Robert Wayman

Charlie Wayman

Charlie Wayman was a soccer player for the Newcastle United F.C., Southampton F.C., Preston North End F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., and Darlington F.C. Charlie was born on May 16th, 1922 in Bishop Auckland, England. He passed away on February 26th, 2006.

Alex Wayman

Alex was born on January 11th, 1921. He died on September 22nd, 2004.

Tommy Wayman

Thomas Wayman

Thomas was born on October 26th, 1833 in Halifax, West Yorkshire. He died on February 8th, 1901.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wayman U.S.
  White 87.29% 64.26%
  African American 5.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wayman

People with the last name Wayman are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Wayman

  • How Popular is the name Wayman? Wayman is the 5,555th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wayman was the 6,307th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wayman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,850 babies born with the first name Wayman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wayman to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wayman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Wayman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wayman is Monday, May 1st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Wayman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wayman was in 1950 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Wayman Factoid: According to the 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wayman is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name in 1945.
  • Weird things about the name Wayman: The name spelled backwards is Namyaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ayawmn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wayman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,411 people with the last name Wayman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wayman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Wayman as their last name.
  • Wayman name meaning

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