Wilbert

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40k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wilbert

"Wilbert" is a name of German origin, and it means "Resolute or brilliant". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Wilbert

Bill Cobbs is an actor. He was most active from 1974 to present. Bill was given the name Wilbert Cobbs on June 16th, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Wilbert Awdry is an anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, author, and railfan. Wilbert was born on June 15th, 1911 in Ampfield, Hampshire, England.

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Wilbert was born on February 13th, 1942.

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Billy Tauzin is a President & CEO of PhRMA, Pharmaceutical Research, and Manufacturers of America. Billy was given the name Wilbert Joseph Tauzin II on June 14th, 1943 in Chackbay, Louisiana, U.S.

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Wilbert Montgomery is an american football player. Wilbert was born on September 16th, 1954 in Greenville, Mississippi.

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Wil Johnson is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1985. Wil was given the name Wilbert Charles Johnson in 1965 in Muswell Hill. Wil is also known as Wilbert Johnson.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilbert

He died in 889.

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George Wilbert was a soccer player for the Gateshead F.C. George was born on July 11th, 1924 in Dunston, Tyne and Wear. George is also known as Wilbert and George. He breathed his last breath on September 10th, 1993.

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How popular is the baby name Wilbert in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 29 0 29
1881 29 0 29
1882 20 0 20
1883 38 0 38
1884 26 0 26
1885 24 0 24
1886 17 0 17
1887 19 0 19
1888 29 0 29
1889 25 0 25
1890 28 0 28
1891 28 0 28
1892 43 0 43
1893 32 0 32
1894 30 0 30
1895 35 0 35
1896 40 0 40
1897 40 0 40
1898 46 0 46
1899 37 0 37
1900 63 0 63
1901 52 0 52
1902 50 0 50
1903 59 0 59
1904 60 0 60
1905 71 0 71
1906 85 0 85
1907 83 0 83
1908 101 0 101
1909 98 0 98
1910 146 0 146
1911 167 0 167
1912 291 0 291
1913 405 0 405
1914 545 0 545
1915 656 5 651
1916 716 0 716
1917 754 0 754
1918 790 0 790
1919 814 5 809
1920 872 5 867
1921 899 0 899
1922 902 0 902
1923 855 8 847
1924 813 0 813
1925 811 7 804
1926 785 7 778
1927 790 13 777
1928 749 7 742
1929 694 10 684
1930 729 10 719
1931 684 8 676
1932 660 8 652
1933 626 0 626
1934 604 8 596
1935 542 0 542
1936 587 0 587
1937 551 0 551
1938 655 7 648
1939 575 10 565
1940 566 0 566
1941 583 6 577
1942 638 0 638
1943 608 0 608
1944 523 0 523
1945 536 0 536
1946 577 0 577
1947 600 0 600
1948 567 8 559
1949 621 0 621
1950 584 5 579
1951 542 0 542
1952 596 6 590
1953 533 0 533
1954 512 0 512
1955 509 0 509
1956 515 6 509
1957 494 0 494
1958 423 0 423
1959 457 0 457
1960 468 6 462
1961 368 0 368
1962 345 0 345
1963 347 0 347
1964 326 0 326
1965 275 6 269
1966 290 0 290
1967 241 5 236
1968 257 0 257
1969 272 0 272
1970 259 0 259
1971 203 6 197
1972 184 0 184
1973 177 0 177
1974 204 6 198
1975 160 0 160
1976 150 0 150
1977 181 0 181
1978 147 0 147
1979 158 0 158
1980 181 0 181
1981 145 0 145
1982 163 0 163
1983 136 0 136
1984 109 0 109
1985 114 0 114
1986 116 0 116
1987 112 0 112
1988 104 0 104
1989 99 0 99
1990 120 0 120
1991 104 0 104
1992 96 0 96
1993 86 0 86
1994 77 0 77
1995 81 0 81
1996 48 0 48
1997 77 0 77
1998 80 0 80
1999 55 0 55
2000 67 0 67
2001 58 0 58
2002 72 0 72
2003 58 0 58
2004 52 0 52
2005 67 0 67
2006 62 0 62
2007 60 0 60
2008 57 0 57
2009 56 0 56
2010 42 0 42
2011 42 0 42
2012 43 0 43
2013 38 0 38
2014 35 0 35
2015 30 0 30
2016 37 0 37

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Popularity of Wilbert as a first name

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Popularity of Wilbert as a last name

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Common last names for Wilbert

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Martin
  • Lewis
  • Harris
  • Robinson
  • Thompson
  • Young

Common first names for Wilbert

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilbert U.S.
  White 66.82% 64.26%
  African American 28.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilbert

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

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Fun Facts about the name Wilbert

  • How Popular is the name Wilbert? Wilbert is the 1,141st most popular name of all time. As a last name Wilbert was the 10,006th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wilbert have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,979 babies born with the first name Wilbert in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilbert to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilbert? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 29 new born babies.
  • When was Wilbert first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilbert is Saturday, January 23rd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Wilbert born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilbert was in 1922 with a total of 902 babies.
  • Random Wilbert Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilbert ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 76 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Wilbert: Your name in reverse order is Trebliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reibtlw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilbert? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,222 people with the last name Wilbert.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilbert? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Wilbert as their last name.

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