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Wilber

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
6k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wilber

User Submitted Origins

English
55%
German
25%
Anglo-Saxon
10%
American
5%
Greek
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Wilber means "Wild boar" and is of Anglo-Saxon origin.
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Notable Persons Named Wilber

Notable Persons Named Wilber

Wilber Alirio Varela Fajardo

Wilber Alirio Varela Fajardo was a former national police of colombia agent, drug lord, and national police of colombia. Wilber was born in 1958 in Roldanillo. Wilber is also known as El Jabón, El Negro, El Jefe, and El Comandante.. He left this life on January 30th, 2008.

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Wilber Pan

Wilber Pan is a mandopop, hip-hop, and electronic singer, songwriter, host, actor, music producer, entrepreneur, fashion designer, investor, writer, singing, television presenter, record producer, entrepreneurship, and fashion design. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2001. Wilber is also known as Will Pan, Pan Weibo, and Pan Shuai (handsome Pan).

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Wilber Marshall

Wilber Marshall is an american football player. Wilber was born on April 18th, 1962 in Titusville, Florida.

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Wilber Hardee

Wilber Hardee was an entrepreneurship and entrepreneur. Wilber was born on August 15th, 1918 in Martin County, North Carolina. He left this life on June 20th, 2008.

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Wilber M. Brucker

Wilber M. Brucker was a Governor of Michigan, United States Secretary of the Army, Attorney General of Michigan, and Michigan Attorney General. Wilber was born on June 23rd, 1894 in Saginaw, Michigan. He left this life on October 28th, 1968.

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Wilber B. Huston

Wilber was born on October 2nd, 1912. He left this life on May 25th, 2006.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilber

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilber

Ken Wilber

Ken Wilber is an author and integral theorist. Ken was born on January 31st, 1949 in Oklahoma City.

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Kyle Wilber

Kyle Wilber is an athlete for the Dallas Cowboys. His most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Kyle was born on April 26th, 1989 in Orlando, Florida. Kyle is also known as Ky-le Wil-ber.

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Bob Wilber

Bob Wilber is a jazz and dixieland musician. He plays Saxophone and Clarinet. Bob was born Bob Wilber on March 15th, 1928.

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Jason Wilber

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Del Quentin Wilber

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David Wilber

David was born on October 5th, 1820 in Quaker Street, Duanesburg, New York. He left this life on April 1st, 1890.

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Common last names for Wilber

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Wilson
  • Harris
  • Clark
  • Thompson
  • Lewis
  • Ellis

Common first names for Wilber

  • William
  • Charles
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • George
  • James
  • John
  • Donald
  • Harold
  • Ruth
  • Margaret
  • Frank
  • Helen
  • Edward
  • Howard
  • Arthur

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilber U.S.
  White 88.89% 64.26%
  African American 2.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilber

People with the last name Wilber are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wilber

  • What name lists does Wilber rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Wilber? Wilber is the 3,260th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wilber was the 5,642nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wilber have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,711 babies born with the first name Wilber in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilber to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilber? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 23 new born babies.
  • When was Wilber first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilber is Saturday, April 30th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Wilber born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilber was in 1919 with a total of 162 babies.
  • Random Wilber Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilber is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Michigan have the same name in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Wilber: The name spelled backwards is Rebliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Relwbi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilber? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,155 people with the last name Wilber.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilber? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Wilber as their last name.
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