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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wylder

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  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Wylder is of Unknown origin and means "Very energetic".
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Popularity of Wylder as a first name

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Popularity of Wylder as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wylder U.S.
  White 79.28% 64.26%
  African American 14.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wylder

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

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Fun Facts about the name Wylder

  • How Popular is the name Wylder? Wylder is the 17,611th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wylder was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wylder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 437 babies born with the first name Wylder in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wylder 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 Wylder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Wylder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wylder is Friday, May 23rd, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Wylder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wylder was in 2017 with a total of 107 babies.
  • Random Wylder Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wylder is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Wylder: Your name in reverse order is Redlyw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Derywl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wylder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Wylder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wylder? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wylder as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Wylder born Jan 19, 1976

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 USA South-East approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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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).