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Wiley

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5k Wylie (English)

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 78 0 78
1881 76 0 76
1882 92 0 92
1883 72 0 72
1884 80 0 80
1885 76 0 76
1886 49 0 49
1887 66 0 66
1888 64 0 64
1889 73 0 73
1890 60 0 60
1891 51 0 51
1892 69 0 69
1893 50 0 50
1894 63 0 63
1895 61 0 61
1896 62 0 62
1897 59 0 59
1898 51 0 51
1899 50 0 50
1900 61 0 61
1901 64 0 64
1902 57 0 57
1903 52 0 52
1904 61 0 61
1905 52 0 52
1906 46 0 46
1907 58 0 58
1908 71 0 71
1909 68 0 68
1910 73 0 73
1911 74 0 74
1912 112 0 112
1913 156 0 156
1914 143 0 143
1915 212 0 212
1916 177 0 177
1917 255 0 255
1918 240 0 240
1919 234 0 234
1920 263 0 263
1921 309 5 304
1922 283 6 277
1923 290 0 290
1924 238 0 238
1925 245 0 245
1926 267 9 258
1927 253 0 253
1928 269 6 263
1929 230 0 230
1930 212 0 212
1931 226 0 226
1932 238 5 233
1933 216 0 216
1934 224 0 224
1935 286 0 286
1936 263 6 257
1937 222 0 222
1938 235 0 235
1939 208 0 208
1940 220 7 213
1941 222 0 222
1942 211 5 206
1943 225 0 225
1944 240 0 240
1945 193 0 193
1946 186 0 186
1947 229 0 229
1948 264 5 259
1949 205 0 205
1950 211 5 206
1951 177 0 177
1952 191 0 191
1953 197 7 190
1954 167 0 167
1955 175 5 170
1956 180 0 180
1957 168 0 168
1958 126 0 126
1959 159 0 159
1960 136 0 136
1961 118 0 118
1962 112 0 112
1963 125 0 125
1964 118 0 118
1965 125 0 125
1966 111 0 111
1967 116 0 116
1968 94 0 94
1969 92 0 92
1970 95 0 95
1971 95 0 95
1972 78 0 78
1973 68 0 68
1974 68 0 68
1975 49 0 49
1976 66 0 66
1977 64 0 64
1978 56 0 56
1979 60 0 60
1980 64 0 64
1981 53 0 53
1982 64 0 64
1983 38 0 38
1984 52 0 52
1985 63 0 63
1986 43 0 43
1987 41 0 41
1988 54 0 54
1989 56 0 56
1990 60 0 60
1991 66 0 66
1992 51 0 51
1993 57 5 52
1994 45 0 45
1995 45 0 45
1996 56 0 56
1997 60 6 54
1998 57 0 57
1999 48 0 48
2000 54 0 54
2001 68 7 61
2002 65 0 65
2003 83 6 77
2004 75 0 75
2005 96 9 87
2006 106 5 101
2007 77 0 77
2008 105 7 98
2009 106 7 99
2010 103 0 103
2011 96 9 87
2012 123 12 111
2013 133 16 117
2014 129 10 119
2015 148 15 133

Want to know about the popularity of the Wiley baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,977 babies born with the name Wiley in the United States. That's more than enough Wileys to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 78 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wiley" was in 1921 with a total of 304 babies.

According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wiley" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 16 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 74 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Wiley popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Wiley

The name "Wiley" is of English origin, and it means "From the tricky river". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiley Wiggins

Wiley Wiggins is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to present. Wiley was born in 1976 as Wiley Ramsey Wiggins in Austin, Texas, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Wiley

Wiley College
Wiley Cpa
Wiley Online Library
Wiley Rein
Wiley X
Wiley Publishing
Wiley Wilson

Alternative Meanings

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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

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Past life for Wiley born Oct 4, 1940

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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