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Wilda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Untamed
  • #2099 All Time
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< 1k Wilde (German)

How popular is the name "Wilda" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 11 0
1882 6 6 0
1883 11 11 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 10 10 0
1886 14 14 0
1887 13 13 0
1888 24 24 0
1889 25 25 0
1890 19 19 0
1891 14 14 0
1892 31 31 0
1893 22 22 0
1894 35 35 0
1895 31 31 0
1896 37 37 0
1897 38 38 0
1898 49 49 0
1899 33 33 0
1900 48 48 0
1901 38 38 0
1902 50 50 0
1903 49 49 0
1904 60 60 0
1905 64 64 0
1906 48 48 0
1907 58 58 0
1908 66 66 0
1909 53 53 0
1910 77 77 0
1911 89 89 0
1912 137 137 0
1913 133 133 0
1914 177 177 0
1915 261 261 0
1916 283 283 0
1917 307 302 5
1918 332 332 0
1919 310 310 0
1920 331 331 0
1921 327 327 0
1922 370 370 0
1923 350 350 0
1924 362 362 0
1925 393 393 0
1926 411 411 0
1927 389 389 0
1928 361 361 0
1929 348 348 0
1930 340 340 0
1931 276 276 0
1932 307 307 0
1933 288 288 0
1934 260 255 5
1935 257 257 0
1936 239 239 0
1937 230 230 0
1938 215 210 5
1939 216 216 0
1940 205 205 0
1941 185 185 0
1942 208 208 0
1943 182 182 0
1944 177 177 0
1945 144 144 0
1946 156 156 0
1947 147 147 0
1948 143 143 0
1949 152 152 0
1950 118 118 0
1951 118 118 0
1952 107 107 0
1953 124 124 0
1954 98 98 0
1955 89 89 0
1956 95 95 0
1957 96 96 0
1958 86 86 0
1959 63 63 0
1960 62 62 0
1961 42 42 0
1962 68 68 0
1963 53 53 0
1964 37 37 0
1965 59 59 0
1966 36 36 0
1967 33 33 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 23 23 0
1970 19 19 0
1971 14 14 0
1972 21 21 0
1973 26 26 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 14 14 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 17 17 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 7 7 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 8 8 0
2001 6 6 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Wilda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,759 babies born with the name Wilda in the United States. That's more than enough Wildas to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wilda" was in 1926 with a total of 411 babies.

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wilda" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 53 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of 350 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Wilda popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Wilda in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Wilda" mean? The list below shows the origins of Wilda as well as things modernly associated with the name Wilda such as celebrities named Wilda.

German

Origin and Meaning of Wilda

The name "Wilda" is of German origin, and it means "Untamed". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

W is for wanderlust, travel is near!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Adliw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Liawd". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Wilda born Nov 22, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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