About the name Wilson

About the baby name Wilson, at Click Baby Names.com

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If you like the name Wilson, find out the meaning, origin, nicknames, variations and other information to help you decide if you want to use this first name for your baby.
Name meaning, variations & etymology
  • 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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6 letters (popular name length)

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