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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wyman

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Notable Persons Named Wyman

Wyman Wong is a cantopop lyricist. Wyman was born on May 21st, 1969.

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Wyman Bradbury Seavy Moor was a Maine Attorney General. His career lasted from 1848 to 1848. Wyman was born on November 11th, 1811 in Waterville, Maine. He breathed his last breath on March 10th, 1869.

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Wyman was born on March 1st, 1915. He breathed his last breath on February 19th, 1989.

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Wyman was born on July 2nd, 1795 in Hardwick, Massachusetts. He passed away on November 18th, 1877.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wyman

Jane Wyman was an actress, singer, and dancer. She was most prominent from 1932 to 1993. Jane was given the name Sarah Jane Mayfield on January 5th, 1917 in Saint Joseph, Missouri, U.S. She passed away on September 10th, 2007.

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Bill Wyman is a rock music, blues, and jazz musician. He plays Framus, Vox (musical equipment), Fender Mustang Bass, Ampeg, and Gibson EB-3. His career lasted from 1960 to 1993. Bill was given the name William George Perks, Jr. on October 24th, 1936 in Lewisham, London, England. Bill is also known as William George Wyman and Lee Wyman.

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Patricia was born in 1972. She died on April 18th, 1996.

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Phil was born on February 1st, 1945 in Hollywood.

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Nancy Wyman is an 88th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, Comptroller of Connecticut, and Connecticut State Comptroller. Nancy was born on April 21st, 1946 in Brooklyn.

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Kim Wyman is a 15th Secretary of State of Washington. Kim was born on July 15th, 1962 in California.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 5 0 5
1902 5 0 5
1904 6 0 6
1906 5 0 5
1907 5 0 5
1908 9 0 9
1909 10 0 10
1910 5 0 5
1911 21 0 21
1912 14 0 14
1913 10 0 10
1914 24 0 24
1915 25 0 25
1916 41 0 41
1917 37 0 37
1918 33 0 33
1919 45 0 45
1920 47 0 47
1921 61 0 61
1922 63 0 63
1923 53 0 53
1924 54 0 54
1925 45 0 45
1926 41 0 41
1927 42 0 42
1928 37 0 37
1929 36 0 36
1930 29 0 29
1931 50 0 50
1932 47 0 47
1933 40 0 40
1934 42 0 42
1935 46 0 46
1936 42 0 42
1937 35 0 35
1938 41 0 41
1939 32 0 32
1940 35 0 35
1941 49 0 49
1942 45 0 45
1943 43 0 43
1944 46 0 46
1945 41 0 41
1946 43 0 43
1947 52 0 52
1948 41 0 41
1949 47 0 47
1950 49 0 49
1951 46 0 46
1952 52 0 52
1953 57 0 57
1954 41 0 41
1955 45 0 45
1956 51 0 51
1957 35 0 35
1958 44 0 44
1959 43 0 43
1960 35 0 35
1961 35 0 35
1962 36 0 36
1963 32 0 32
1964 39 0 39
1965 29 0 29
1966 25 0 25
1967 30 0 30
1968 24 0 24
1969 28 0 28
1970 25 0 25
1971 32 0 32
1972 23 0 23
1973 22 0 22
1974 19 0 19
1975 27 0 27
1976 26 0 26
1977 22 0 22
1978 14 0 14
1979 11 0 11
1980 16 0 16
1981 15 0 15
1982 18 0 18
1983 9 0 9
1984 18 0 18
1985 13 0 13
1986 9 0 9
1987 13 0 13
1988 11 0 11
1989 13 0 13
1990 20 0 20
1991 5 0 5
1992 12 0 12
1993 9 0 9
1994 8 0 8
1995 15 0 15
1996 17 0 17
1997 11 0 11
1998 14 0 14
1999 5 0 5
2000 8 0 8
2001 8 0 8
2002 6 0 6
2003 13 0 13
2004 9 0 9
2005 6 0 6
2006 9 0 9
2007 8 0 8
2008 5 0 5
2009 11 0 11
2010 5 0 5
2011 6 0 6
2012 6 0 6
2013 7 0 7
2014 5 0 5
2015 9 0 9
2016 9 0 9
2017 9 0 9

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Popularity of Wyman as a first name

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Popularity of Wyman as a last name

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Common last names for Wyman

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Wilson
  • Hill
  • Hall
  • Miller
  • Simmons

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wyman U.S.
  White 91.37% 64.26%
  African American 3.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.89% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wyman

People with the last name Wyman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wyman

  • How Popular is the name Wyman? Wyman is the 5,209th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wyman was the 3,265th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wyman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,012 babies born with the first name Wyman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wyman to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wyman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wyman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wyman is Wednesday, September 27th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Wyman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wyman was in 1922 with a total of 63 babies.
  • Random Wyman Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wyman is not a popular baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 8 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Wyman: Your name in reverse order is Namyw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wnmay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wyman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,051 people with the last name Wyman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wyman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Wyman as their last name.

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