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Wilbert

First Name
40k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wilbert

User Submitted Origins

German
58%
English
31%
Indonesian
8%
French
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Wilbert means "Resolute, strong willed" and is of German origin.
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Wilbert

Notable Persons Named Wilbert

Bill Cobbs

Bill Cobbs is an actor. He was most active from 1974 to present. Bill was given the name Wilbert Cobbs on June 16th, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Wilbert Awdry

Wilbert Awdry is an anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, author, and railfan. Wilbert was born on June 15th, 1911 in Ampfield, Hampshire, England.

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Wilbert Rideau

Wilbert was born on February 13th, 1942.

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Billy Tauzin

Billy Tauzin is a President & CEO of PhRMA, Pharmaceutical Research, and Manufacturers of America. Billy was given the name Wilbert Joseph Tauzin II on June 14th, 1943 in Chackbay, Louisiana, U.S.

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Wilbert Montgomery

Wilbert Montgomery is an american football player. Wilbert was born on September 16th, 1954 in Greenville, Mississippi.

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Wil Johnson

Wil Johnson is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1985. Wil was given the name Wilbert Charles Johnson in 1965 in Muswell Hill. Wil is also known as Wilbert Johnson.

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  • Wilbert Robinson
    Baseball
  • Wilbert Suvrijn
    Soccer Player
  • Wilbert Das
  • Wilbert Pennings
  • Wilbert Wallace Wright
  • Wilbert McIntyre
  • Wilbert Hiller
    Hockey Player
  • Wilbert J. Le Melle

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilbert

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilbert

Wilbert

He died in 889.

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George Wilbert

George Wilbert was a soccer player for the Gateshead F.C. George was born on July 11th, 1924 in Dunston, Tyne and Wear. George is also known as Wilbert and George. He breathed his last breath on September 10th, 1993.

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Common last names for Wilbert

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Martin
  • Lewis
  • Harris
  • Robinson
  • Thompson
  • Young

Common first names for Wilbert

  • Robert
  • William
  • James
  • John
  • Charles
  • George
  • Edward
  • Margaret
  • Helen

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilbert U.S.
  White 66.82% 64.26%
  African American 28.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilbert

People with the last name Wilbert are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Wilbert

  • What name lists does Wilbert rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Wilbert? Wilbert is the 1,189th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wilbert was the 10,006th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wilbert have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,061 babies born with the first name Wilbert in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilbert to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilbert? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 29 new born babies.
  • When was Wilbert first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilbert is Saturday, January 23rd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Wilbert born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilbert was in 1922 with a total of 902 babies.
  • Random Wilbert Factoid: According to the 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilbert ranks 90th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 90 babies in Louisiana have the same name in 1947.
  • Weird things about the name Wilbert: The name spelled backwards is Trebliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Bltwrie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilbert? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,222 people with the last name Wilbert.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilbert? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Wilbert as their last name.
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