- Son of Will or William (literally Will’s son)
- Commonly used as a both a personal name and a surname
- As a last name, it’s on the top 10 most popular name list in both England and the United States
- Known as the last name of President Woodrow Wilson, who was of Irish descent
- Famous for Beach Boys musicians Brian, Carl & Dennis; Brian’s daughter singer Carnie Wilson (of Wilson-Phillips), actor Owen Wilson
- The first name of actor Wilson Cruz, singer Wilson Pickett, author Wilson Rawls
- The name of the volleyball in the 2000 movie Cast Away
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