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Wilburn

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
15k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wilburn

User Submitted Origins

English
67%
Grenadian
17%
African American
17%

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

I is for innovator, always improving

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

R is for respect, earned through your actions

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons Named Wilburn

Notable Persons Named Wilburn

Wilburn Kirby Ross

Wilburn was born on May 12th, 1922 in Strunk, Kentucky.

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Stranger Cole

Stranger Cole is a ska, rocksteady, and reggae musician. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 1962 to 1962. Stranger was given the name Wilburn Theodore Cole on June 26th, 1945 in Kingston, Jamaica. Stranger is also known as StrangeJah Cole.

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Wilburn L. Snyder

Wilburn L. Snyder was a baptist clergyman, baptists, and baptistclergyman. Wilburn was born on January 23rd, 1923 in Plain Dealing, Louisiana. He breathed his last breath on May 13th, 2008.

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Wilburn Cartwright

Wilburn was born on January 12th, 1892 in Georgetown, Tennessee. He left this life on March 14th, 1979.

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Wilburn Hollis

Wilburn was born on November 12th, 1940 in Pontotoc County, Mississippi.

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Wilburn Hill King

His military service ended in 1861. Wilburn was born on June 10th, 1839 in Culloden, Georgia. Wilburn is also known as King and Wilburn H.. He breathed his last breath on December 12th, 1910.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilburn

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilburn

Future

Future is a hip hop music and trap music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Future was given the name Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn on November 20th, 1983 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Mary Davies Wilburn

Mary was born on May 17th, 1883 in Southwark. She left this life on July 29th, 1987.

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Laron Wilburn

Laron Wilburn is an alternative hip hop rapping. He plays Vocals and Rapping. He was most active from 1988 to 1988. Laron was born on December 8th, 1970.

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Leila Ross Wilburn

Leila was born in 1885 in Macon, Georgia. She died in 1967.

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Barry Wilburn

Barry Wilburn is a football player. Barry was born on December 9th, 1963 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Ken Wilburn

Ken Wilburn is a basketball player for the Trenton Colonials, New York Nets, Denver Rockets, Minnesota Pipers, Allentown Jets, Lancaster Red Roses, and Chicago Bulls. He was most prominent from 1966 to 1979. Ken was born on June 8th, 1944 in River Rouge, Michigan. Ken is also known as Wilburn and Ken.

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Common last names for Wilburn

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Johnson
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Jackson
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Harris
  • Clark
  • Anderson
  • Hall

Common first names for Wilburn

  • James
  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • Charles
  • George
  • Willie
  • Walter
  • Richard
  • David
  • Edward
  • Donald
  • J
  • Elizabeth
  • Dorothy
  • Earl

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilburn U.S.
  White 67.45% 64.26%
  African American 26.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilburn

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Wilburn

  • What name lists does Wilburn rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Wilburn? Wilburn is the 2,529th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wilburn was the 2,428th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wilburn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,332 babies born with the first name Wilburn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilburn to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilburn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 16 new born babies.
  • When was Wilburn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilburn is Sunday, January 17th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Wilburn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilburn was in 1926 with a total of 317 babies.
  • Random Wilburn Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilburn is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Alabama have the same name in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Wilburn: The name spelled backwards is Nrubliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lwnirub. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilburn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,928 people with the last name Wilburn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilburn? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Wilburn as their last name.
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