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13k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
396
in the U.S.
in 2010

Wilda

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<100 Wilde (German)

How popular is the baby 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 87 87 0
1959 62 62 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
2015 8 8 0

Fun Facts about the name Wilda

  • How many people with the first name Wilda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,767 babies born with the first name Wilda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilda to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Wilda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilda is Saturday, April 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Wilda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilda was in 1926 with a total of 411 babies.
  • Random Wilda Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilda ranks 95th 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.
  • Weird things about the name Wilda: Your name in reverse order is Adliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aildw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 396 people with the last name Wilda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wilda as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Wilda as a first name

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Popularity of Wilda as a last name

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Common last names for Wilda

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Anderson
  • Young
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Baker
  • White
  • Ross

Common first names for Wilda

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilda U.S.
  White 94.44% 64.26%
  African American 1.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilda

People with the last name Wilda are most frequently White

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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Wilda

Wilda Concepcion
Wilda Deon Bray
Wilda Gafney
Wilda Leather
Wilda Mae Benoit
Wilda Pain Assessment
Wilda Taylor
Wilda White

What does the name Wilda mean?

Wis for willing, to go the extra mile

Iis for inventor, how many things will you create?

Lis for listen, one of your best traits.

Dis for dream, your beacon ahead.

Ais for articulate, a regular wordsmith

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