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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010



Fun Facts about the name Wilkerson

  • When was the first name Wilkerson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wilkerson is Friday, June 4th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Wilkerson? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wilkerson. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wilkerson: Your name in reverse order is Nosrekliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oenlskwir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilkerson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 48,444 people with the last name Wilkerson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilkerson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 16 of them will have Wilkerson as their last name.
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Popularity of Wilkerson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilkerson U.S.
  White 64.68% 64.26%
  African American 29.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.61% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilkerson

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

From Wilkin +‎ -son.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilkerson

Brad Wilkerson

Brad Wilkerson is a MLB player. Brad was born in 1977 in Owensboro, Kentucky.


What does the name Wilkerson mean?

Wis for wise, more tomorrow that today.

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Lis for love, your love of life!

Kis for kid, the child within.

Eis for enduring, forever will your memory remain

Ris for relax, you know how!

Sis for sincere, a model of truth.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Past life for Wilkerson born May 16, 1963

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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 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

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. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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