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Wylder name meaning

Last Name
222
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wylder

User Submitted Origins

English
35%
German
29%
American
24%
Native American
6%
Hebrew
6%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Australia, the name Wylder is of German origin and means "Adventurous, hunter, loves the wild outdoors".
  2. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Wylder is of American origin and means "Free or unconfined".
  3. According to a user from Massachusetts, U.S., the name Wylder means "Very energetic".
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wylder U.S.
  White 79.28% 64.26%
  African American 14.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wylder

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

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Fun Facts about the name Wylder

  • How Popular is the name Wylder? Wylder is the 13,229th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wylder was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wylder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 735 babies born with the first name Wylder in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wylder to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wylder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Wylder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wylder is Friday, May 23rd, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Wylder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wylder was in 2019 with a total of 132 babies.
  • Random Wylder Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wylder is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Wylder: The name spelled backwards is Redlyw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lrdeyw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wylder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Wylder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wylder? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wylder as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Wylder name meaning

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