About the baby name

Wilson

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name meaning, variations & more

  • 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

origin/Nationality

English

baby Name length

6 letters (popular name length)

numerology digit

2

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