Wrangler 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 Wrangler mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Wrangler

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Wrangler means "A ranch hand who takes care of the horses" and is of English origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Wran"gler
  1. An angry disputant; one who disputes with heat or peevishness."Noisy and contentious wranglers." [I. Watts.]
  2. One of those who stand in the first rank of honors in the University of Cambridge, England. They are called, according to their rank, senior wrangler, second wrangler, third wrangler, etc. Cf. Optime.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A cowboy who takes care of the saddle horses
  2. Someone who argues noisily or angrily

wrangle +‎ -er

  1. Someone who wrangles or corrals.
  2. A cowboy who takes care of saddle horses.
  3. A cowboy who takes care of tourists.
  4. An animal handler or trainer.
  5. (Britain, education, Cambridge University) A student who has completed the third year of the mathematical tripos with first-class honours.

Fun Facts about the name Wrangler

  • How Popular is the name Wrangler? Wrangler is the 26,682nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Wrangler have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 216 babies born with the first name Wrangler in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wrangler to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wrangler? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wrangler first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wrangler is Wednesday, January 5th, 1944.
  • What year had the most people named Wrangler born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wrangler was in 2016 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Wrangler: The name spelled backwards is Relgnarw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Arrnglew. How do you pronounce that?
  • Wrangler name meaning

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