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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wrigley

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Wrigley means "Summer Of Love" and is of Anglo-Saxon origin.

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wrigley

Jr William Wrigley was a confectionery, magnate, and confectionerymagnate. Jr was born on September 30th, 1861 in Philadelphia. They left this life on January 26th, 1932.


Jr. II William Wrigley is a business executive. Jr. was born as the child of William Wrigley III on October 6th, 1963.


Drew Wrigley is a 37th Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota. Drew was born on October 10th, 1965 in Bismarck, North Dakota.


Henry was born on April 21st, 1892 in Melbourne. Henry is also known as Air Vice Marshal Henry Wrigley. He passed away on September 14th, 1987.


E. was born on August 17th, 1931.


Robert was born in 1951.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2003 6 0 6
2004 16 6 10
2005 18 10 8
2006 31 16 15
2007 20 8 12
2008 33 15 18
2009 36 13 23
2010 34 12 22
2011 39 14 25
2012 28 11 17
2013 35 10 25
2014 48 21 27
2015 37 15 22
2016 49 18 31
2017 122 65 57

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Popularity of Wrigley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wrigley U.S.
  White 93.67% 64.26%
  African American 1.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wrigley

People with the last name Wrigley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wrigley

  • How Popular is the name Wrigley? Wrigley is the 15,340th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wrigley was the 13,326th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wrigley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 552 babies born with the first name Wrigley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wrigley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wrigley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Wrigley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wrigley is Friday, June 16th, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Wrigley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wrigley was in 2017 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Wrigley Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wrigley is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Wrigley: Your name in reverse order is Yelgirw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Giyewlr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wrigley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,289 people with the last name Wrigley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wrigley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wrigley as their last name since less than 1 person in 128k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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