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Wilda

Last Name
396
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wilda

User Submitted Origins

German
58%
Spanish
15%
Hebrew
8%
Indian (Sanskrit)
4%
Thai
4%
Puerto Rican
4%
New Zealand
4%
English
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Wilda is of Spanish origin and means "Untamed".
  2. According to a user from New Jersey, U.S., the name Wilda is of Puerto Rican origin and means "Wild".
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Notable Persons Named Wilda

Notable Persons Named Wilda

Wilda Diaz

Wilda Diaz is a Mayor of Perth Amboy and New Jersey. She has been prominent since 2008. Wilda was born on September 14th, 1964 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

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Wilda Gerideau-Squires

Wilda was born in 1946. Wilda is also known as Squires and Wilda Gerideau.

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Common last names for Wilda

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Young
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • King
  • Baker
  • White
  • Ross

Common first names for Wilda

  • John

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilda U.S.
  White 94.44% 64.26%
  African American 1.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilda

People with the last name Wilda are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Wilda

  • How Popular is the name Wilda? Wilda is the 2,247th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wilda was the 52,383rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wilda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,767 babies born with the first name Wilda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilda 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 Wilda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Wilda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilda is Saturday, April 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Wilda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilda was in 1926 with a total of 411 babies.
  • Random Wilda Factoid: According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilda ranks 90th in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 50 babies in West Virginia have the same name in 1932.
  • Weird things about the name Wilda: The name spelled backwards is Adliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Dawli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 396 people with the last name Wilda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wilda as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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