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Wyatt

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138k
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since 1880
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52k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wyatt

"Wyatt" is a name of English origin, and it means "Son of Guy". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)
  2. English architect (1746-1813)
Wiktionary

From an Old English personal name from wīg (“war”) + heard (“hard, brave”), later also used as a Middle English diminutive of the names Guy and William.

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.

Notable Persons Named Wyatt

Wyatt Earp was a gambler, lawman, buffalo hunter, saloon keeper, bouncer, gold and copper miner, pimp, boxing referee, gambling, bison hunting, bouncer (doorman), procuring (prostitution), and referee (boxing). His career lasted from 1865 to 1898. Wyatt was given the name Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp by his parent Nicholas Porter Earp on March 19th, 1848 in Illinois, U.S. He passed away on January 13th, 1929.

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Wyatt Russell is an actor and hockey player. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Wyatt was given the name Wyatt Hawn Russell by his parents Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn on July 10th, 1986 in Los Angeles.

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Wyatt Emory Cooper was an american author and screenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1961. Wyatt was born on September 1st, 1927 in Quitman, Mississippi, U.S. He breathed his last breath on January 5th, 1978.

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Wyatt Cenac is an actor comedian and writer. His ongoing career started in 1995. Wyatt was born on April 19th, 1976 in New York City.

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Wyatt Nash is an actor and television personality. He was most active from 2011 to present. Wyatt was given the name Matthew Wyatt Elrod on October 2nd, 1988 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

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Wyatt Roy is a Minister for Industry, Innovation, and Science (Australia). His ongoing career started in 2015. Wyatt was born on May 22nd, 1990 in Buderim, Queensland, Australia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wyatt

Bray was born on May 23rd, 1987 in Brooksville, Florida. Bray is also known as Rotunda, Windham; Harris, Husky; Rotunda, Alex; Mulligan, Axel; Rotundo, and Duke.

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Robert Wyatt is a canterbury scene, jazz fusion, progressive rock, and experimental rock musician and composer. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Piano, Keyboard instrument, Guitar, Bass guitar, Trumpet, Cornet, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1963. Robert was given the name Robert Wyatt-Ellidge on January 28th, 1945 in Bristol, England.

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She has been prominent since 2001. Kimberly was given the name Kimberly Kaye Wyatt on February 4th, 1982 in Warrensburg, Missouri.

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Ben Wyatt is a member of the u.s. house of representatives from indiana, city manager of pawnee, in, president of the sweetums foundation, cfo of rent-a-swag, campaign manager, deputy city manager of pawnee, indiana state auditor, mayor of partridge, mn, filmmaker, clay.

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Jane Wyatt was an actress. Her career lasted from 1934 to 1934. Jane was given the name Jane Waddington Wyatt on August 12th, 1910 in Mahwah, New Jersey, U.S. She died on October 20th, 2006.

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Petronella Wyatt is a journalist and writer. Petronella was born as the child of Woodrow Wyatt in 1969.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 15 0 15
1881 14 0 14
1882 12 0 12
1883 6 0 6
1884 13 0 13
1885 9 0 9
1886 12 0 12
1887 11 0 11
1888 16 0 16
1889 15 0 15
1890 12 0 12
1891 5 0 5
1892 11 0 11
1893 14 0 14
1894 18 0 18
1895 11 0 11
1896 20 0 20
1897 10 0 10
1898 13 0 13
1899 13 0 13
1900 14 0 14
1901 12 0 12
1902 6 0 6
1903 11 0 11
1904 6 0 6
1905 11 0 11
1906 8 0 8
1907 14 0 14
1908 12 0 12
1909 20 0 20
1910 14 0 14
1911 16 0 16
1912 29 0 29
1913 35 0 35
1914 43 0 43
1915 54 0 54
1916 46 0 46
1917 48 0 48
1918 65 0 65
1919 84 0 84
1920 51 0 51
1921 49 0 49
1922 49 0 49
1923 59 0 59
1924 66 0 66
1925 49 0 49
1926 43 0 43
1927 44 0 44
1928 63 0 63
1929 42 0 42
1930 44 0 44
1931 36 0 36
1932 47 0 47
1933 32 0 32
1934 35 0 35
1935 30 0 30
1936 38 0 38
1937 37 0 37
1938 35 0 35
1939 43 0 43
1940 46 0 46
1941 42 0 42
1942 50 0 50
1943 50 0 50
1944 53 0 53
1945 39 0 39
1946 44 0 44
1947 46 0 46
1948 53 0 53
1949 49 0 49
1950 51 0 51
1951 46 0 46
1952 54 0 54
1953 65 0 65
1954 57 0 57
1955 125 0 125
1956 257 0 257
1957 278 0 278
1958 184 0 184
1959 137 0 137
1960 105 0 105
1961 79 0 79
1962 72 0 72
1963 67 0 67
1964 71 0 71
1965 78 0 78
1966 58 0 58
1967 57 0 57
1968 81 0 81
1969 97 0 97
1970 125 0 125
1971 143 0 143
1972 150 0 150
1973 139 0 139
1974 148 0 148
1975 180 0 180
1976 183 0 183
1977 178 0 178
1978 189 0 189
1979 192 0 192
1980 232 0 232
1981 223 0 223
1982 206 0 206
1983 205 0 205
1984 211 5 206
1985 209 0 209
1986 293 0 293
1987 368 7 361
1988 376 0 376
1989 479 0 479
1990 570 0 570
1991 569 0 569
1992 643 0 643
1993 628 0 628
1994 1,543 0 1,543
1995 2,835 10 2,825
1996 2,797 8 2,789
1997 2,754 7 2,747
1998 2,729 7 2,722
1999 2,905 10 2,895
2000 3,417 8 3,409
2001 3,611 11 3,600
2002 3,244 12 3,232
2003 3,709 10 3,699
2004 4,988 16 4,972 #90 boy name
2005 5,362 11 5,351 #81 boy name
2006 5,843 9 5,834 #82 boy name
2007 6,532 11 6,521 #69 boy name
2008 7,321 14 7,307 #62 boy name
2009 7,418 18 7,400 #60 boy name
2010 7,379 10 7,369 #57 boy name
2011 7,690 15 7,675 #48 boy name
2012 8,222 11 8,211 #41 boy name
2013 8,565 17 8,548 #41 boy name
2014 8,880 19 8,861 #39 boy name
2015 9,698 63 9,635 #34 boy name
2016 9,592 78 9,514 #33 boy name

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Popularity of Wyatt as a first name

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Popularity of Wyatt as a last name

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Common last names for Wyatt

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Wood
  • Wilson
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • Robinson
  • Adams
  • Carter
  • Jackson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wyatt U.S.
  White 75.71% 64.26%
  African American 18.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wyatt

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

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Fun Facts about the name Wyatt

  • How Popular is the name Wyatt? Wyatt is the 507th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Wyatt was the 33rd most popular name. As a last name Wyatt was the 653rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wyatt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 138,054 babies born with the first name Wyatt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wyatt to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wyatt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Wyatt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wyatt is Friday, October 1st, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Wyatt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wyatt was in 2015 with a total of 9,635 babies. That's a lot of babies named Wyatt!
  • Random Wyatt Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wyatt ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 39 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Wyatt: Your name in reverse order is Ttayw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wtyta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wyatt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 52,211 people with the last name Wyatt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wyatt? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 18 of them will have Wyatt 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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