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Wyatt

First Name
166k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
52k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wyatt

User Submitted Origins

English
56%
American
38%
French
3%
German
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Ohio, U.S. says the name Wyatt means "Strong brave kind warrior handsome" and is of German origin.
  2. A submission from Utah, U.S. says the name Wyatt means "English: from the medieval personal name Wiot, Wyot, Gyot, which derives from the Old English personal name Wigheard, composed of the elements wig 'war' + heard 'hardy', 'brave', 'strong'. Under Norman influence it was also adopted as a diminutive of both Guy 1 and William" and is of American origin.
  3. A submission from Michigan, U.S. says the name Wyatt means "Strong, Hardy, and brave" and is of English origin.
  4. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Wyatt means "strong, brave".
  5. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Wyatt means "Strong and brave" and is of English origin.
  6. 2 people from Tennessee, U.S. agree the name Wyatt is of English origin and means "Strong and kind".
  7. According to a user from Arizona, U.S., the name Wyatt means "Powerful one of a kind person that sees both sides of the a story".
  8. A submission from Georgia, U.S. says the name Wyatt means "little warrior water or in the bible he is a christian boy that serves god" and is of American origin.
  9. 2 submissions from Arkansas, U.S. agree the name Wyatt means "Son of Guy" and is of English origin.
  10. According to 2 people from Montana, U.S., the name Wyatt is of Irish / English origin and means "Warrior".
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  1. English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)
  2. English architect (1746-1813)
Wiktionary

Ultimately from the Old English personal name Wigheard, from wīg (“war”) + heard (“hard, brave”), later also used as a Middle English diminutive of the names Guy and William.

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name from the Germanic languages, modern transferred use of the surname.

Notable Persons Named Wyatt

Notable Persons Named Wyatt

Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp was a gambler, lawman, buffalo hunter, saloon keeper, bouncer, gold and copper miner, pimp, boxing referee, gambling, bison hunting, bouncer (doorman), procuring (prostitution), and referee (boxing). His career lasted from 1865 to 1898. Wyatt was given the name Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp by his parent Nicholas Porter Earp on March 19th, 1848 in Illinois, U.S. He passed away on January 13th, 1929.

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Wyatt Russell

Wyatt Russell is an actor and hockey player. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Wyatt was given the name Wyatt Hawn Russell by his parents Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn on July 10th, 1986 in Los Angeles.

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Wyatt Emory Cooper

Wyatt Emory Cooper was an american author and screenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1961. Wyatt was born on September 1st, 1927 in Quitman, Mississippi, U.S. He breathed his last breath on January 5th, 1978.

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Wyatt Cenac

Wyatt Cenac is an actor comedian and writer. His ongoing career started in 1995. Wyatt was born on April 19th, 1976 in New York City.

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Wyatt Nash

Wyatt Nash is an actor and television personality. He was most active from 2011 to present. Wyatt was given the name Matthew Wyatt Elrod on October 2nd, 1988 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

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Wyatt Roy

Wyatt Roy is a Minister for Industry, Innovation, and Science (Australia). His ongoing career started in 2015. Wyatt was born on May 22nd, 1990 in Buderim, Queensland, Australia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wyatt

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wyatt

Bray Wyatt

Bray was born on May 23rd, 1987 in Brooksville, Florida. Bray is also known as Rotunda, Windham; Harris, Husky; Rotunda, Alex; Mulligan, Axel; Rotundo, and Duke.

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Robert Wyatt

Robert Wyatt is a canterbury scene, jazz fusion, progressive rock, and experimental rock musician and composer. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Piano, Keyboard instrument, Guitar, Bass guitar, Trumpet, Cornet, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1963. Robert was given the name Robert Wyatt-Ellidge on January 28th, 1945 in Bristol, England.

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Kimberly Wyatt

She has been prominent since 2001. Kimberly was given the name Kimberly Kaye Wyatt on February 4th, 1982 in Warrensburg, Missouri.

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Ben Wyatt

Ben Wyatt is a member of the u.s. house of representatives from indiana, city manager of pawnee, in, president of the sweetums foundation, cfo of rent-a-swag, campaign manager, deputy city manager of pawnee, indiana state auditor, mayor of partridge, mn, filmmaker, clay.

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Jane Wyatt

Jane Wyatt was an actress. Her career lasted from 1934 to 1934. Jane was given the name Jane Waddington Wyatt on August 12th, 1910 in Mahwah, New Jersey, U.S. She died on October 20th, 2006.

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Petronella Wyatt

Petronella Wyatt is a journalist and writer. Petronella was born as the child of Woodrow Wyatt in 1969.

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  • Sir Thomas Wyatt
    English Ambassador
  • Dixie Lee
  • Andrew Wyatt
    Musician
  • Lynn Wyatt
  • Ken Wyatt
    Assistant Minister for Health
  • James Wyatt
    Architect
  • Andrea Wyatt
    Fictional Character
  • Danielle Wyatt
  • Khalif Wyatt
    Basketball Player
  • Sir Henry Wyatt
    English Courtier
  • Margaret Wyatt
    Noble
  • Bob Wyatt
    Cricketer
  • Samuel Wyatt
  • Jonathan Wyatt

Common last names for Wyatt

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Wood
  • Wilson
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Anderson
  • Robinson
  • Adams
  • Carter
  • Thomas

Common first names for Wyatt

  • James
  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • Charles
  • George
  • Thomas
  • Margaret
  • Walter
  • Helen
  • Willie
  • Henry
  • J
  • Dorothy
  • Ruth
  • Joseph
  • Fred
  • David

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wyatt U.S.
  White 75.71% 64.26%
  African American 18.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wyatt

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

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Fun Facts about the name Wyatt

  • What name lists does Wyatt rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Wyatt? Wyatt is the 440th most popular name of all time. In 2019 Wyatt was the 29th most popular name. As a last name Wyatt was the 653rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wyatt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 166,129 babies born with the first name Wyatt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wyatt to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wyatt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Wyatt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wyatt is Friday, October 1st, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Wyatt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wyatt was in 2017 with a total of 9,704 babies. That's a lot of babies named Wyatt!
  • Random Wyatt Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wyatt ranks 27th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 173 babies in Colorado have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Wyatt: The name spelled backwards is Ttayw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ttwya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wyatt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 52,211 people with the last name Wyatt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wyatt? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 18 of them will have Wyatt as their last name.
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