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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wilton

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  1. A carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile
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  1. A type of carpet, originally made in the town of Wilton.

Wilton was also found in the following language(s): Scots

Notable Persons Named Wilton

Wilton Speight is a football player. Wilton was born on December 6th, 1994.

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Wilton Felder was a jazz, rhythm, and blues musician. He plays Saxophone and Bass guitar. He was most prominent from 1950 to 1950. Wilton was given the name Wilton Lewis Felder on August 31st, 1940 in Houston. He left this life on September 27th, 2015.

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Freddy Weller is a country music singer-songwriter. He was most prominent from 1969 to present. Freddy was given the name Wilton Frederick Weller on September 9th, 1947.

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Wilton Guerrero is a baseball player. Wilton was born on October 24th, 1974 in Don Gregorio (town).

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Wilton Daniel Gregory is an archbishop and clergyman. His ongoing career started in 2005. Wilton was born on December 7th, 1947.

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Wilton was born on August 13th, 1903 in St. Louis. Wilton is also known as Ratcliffe and Wilton Calvert. He died on January 13th, 1969.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilton

Penelope Wilton is an actress. She has been prominent since 1968. Penelope was given the name Penelope Alice Wilton on June 3rd, 1946 in Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK.

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Michael Wilton is a progressive metal musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, ESP Guitars, Gibson Les Paul, and Kramer Guitars. His most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to present. Michael was born on February 23rd, 1962 in San Francisco, California, United States. Michael is also known as Whip.

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Nick Wilton is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1971. Nick was born on March 8th, 1957 in Stalham.

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Robb Wilton was a comedian. Robb was given the name Robert Wilton Smith on August 28th, 1881 in Everton, Liverpool. He breathed his last breath on May 1st, 1957.

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Mavis Wilton is a soap character.

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Edith of Wilton was a saint. Edith was born in 961 in Kemsing. She breathed her last breath in 984.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1881 5 0 5
1882 10 0 10
1883 8 0 8
1884 8 0 8
1885 8 0 8
1886 5 0 5
1887 6 0 6
1889 9 0 9
1890 7 0 7
1891 11 0 11
1892 5 0 5
1893 9 0 9
1894 8 0 8
1895 9 0 9
1896 8 0 8
1897 8 0 8
1898 7 0 7
1899 8 0 8
1900 12 0 12
1901 6 0 6
1902 10 0 10
1903 18 0 18
1904 23 0 23
1905 23 0 23
1906 19 0 19
1907 21 0 21
1908 20 0 20
1909 21 0 21
1910 21 0 21
1911 29 0 29
1912 49 0 49
1913 95 0 95
1914 104 0 104
1915 147 0 147
1916 153 0 153
1917 166 0 166
1918 155 0 155
1919 191 6 185
1920 164 6 158
1921 193 9 184
1922 194 0 194
1923 189 0 189
1924 208 0 208
1925 184 5 179
1926 166 5 161
1927 185 0 185
1928 173 0 173
1929 163 0 163
1930 145 0 145
1931 140 5 135
1932 129 0 129
1933 142 0 142
1934 123 0 123
1935 120 0 120
1936 141 0 141
1937 124 0 124
1938 105 0 105
1939 100 0 100
1940 106 0 106
1941 115 0 115
1942 133 0 133
1943 135 5 130
1944 116 0 116
1945 90 0 90
1946 97 0 97
1947 103 0 103
1948 114 0 114
1949 95 0 95
1950 114 0 114
1951 112 0 112
1952 114 0 114
1953 85 0 85
1954 81 0 81
1955 90 0 90
1956 85 0 85
1957 74 0 74
1958 81 0 81
1959 85 0 85
1960 80 0 80
1961 56 0 56
1962 68 0 68
1963 58 0 58
1964 64 0 64
1965 53 0 53
1966 64 0 64
1967 44 0 44
1968 43 0 43
1969 57 0 57
1970 50 0 50
1971 52 0 52
1972 45 0 45
1973 50 0 50
1974 36 0 36
1975 38 0 38
1976 32 0 32
1977 35 0 35
1978 33 0 33
1979 44 0 44
1980 42 0 42
1981 33 0 33
1982 33 0 33
1983 44 0 44
1984 30 0 30
1985 35 0 35
1986 28 0 28
1987 26 0 26
1988 19 0 19
1989 39 0 39
1990 39 0 39
1991 28 0 28
1992 31 0 31
1993 45 0 45
1994 28 0 28
1995 22 0 22
1996 28 0 28
1997 24 0 24
1998 17 0 17
1999 33 0 33
2000 20 0 20
2001 31 0 31
2002 25 0 25
2003 27 0 27
2004 25 0 25
2005 26 0 26
2006 23 0 23
2007 31 0 31
2008 19 0 19
2009 18 0 18
2010 16 0 16
2011 17 0 17
2012 23 0 23
2013 20 0 20
2014 15 0 15
2015 25 0 25
2016 17 0 17
2017 18 0 18

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Popularity of Wilton as a first name

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Popularity of Wilton as a last name

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Common last names for Wilton

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Thompson
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Miller
  • Hill
  • Bryant
  • Wright
  • Martin
  • Walker

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilton U.S.
  White 85.86% 64.26%
  African American 6.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilton

People with the last name Wilton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wilton

  • How Popular is the name Wilton? Wilton is the 2,758th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wilton was the 10,260th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wilton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,564 babies born with the first name Wilton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilton to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Wilton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilton is Wednesday, January 4th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Wilton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilton was in 1924 with a total of 208 babies.
  • Random Wilton Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilton is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Wilton: Your name in reverse order is Notliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lotniw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,141 people with the last name Wilton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Wilton as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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