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Wilbur Meaning


What does Wilbur mean?

The name Wilbur is of English origin.

The meaning of Wilbur is "wall fortification".

Wilbur is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Wil-bur.

The Given Name Wilbur

Luminous and enchanting, it is a name considered by many parents.

A name fit for a child full of adventure and distinction, a little seeker.

A daring name that will be appealing to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Wilbur 'Pete' Henry, and Wilbur Wright.

Wilbur Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 3,743 in baby name popularity for boys with 29 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,371 in baby name popularity for boys with 23 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Wilbur Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Wilbur has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Wilbur to other names.

Wilbur Related Names

Famous Wilburs

  • Wilbur ~ Charlotte's Web character
  • Wilbur 'Pete' Henry ~ Football Player
  • Wilbur Wright ~ Scientist

Wilbur Numerology

What will your new littleWilbur be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Wilbur are often nocturnal and free but most of all they are read more >>

Wilbur Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Wilbur in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Wilbur.

Just for fun, see the name Wilbur in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Wilbur in Nautical Flags page.