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Wade
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: ford
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name with the meaning 'ford'
Words: wade=the ford (Old English)
Variants: Wade  English   (#395 in US popularity)

Walker
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a job title for somebody who fulls cloth by rolling and kneading it
Words: wealcan=to roll (Old English) ; wealcian=to roll up, to muffle up (Old English)
Variants: Walker  English   (#587 in US popularity)

Walter
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
Words: waltan=to rule (Old High German) ; heri=the army, the warrior (Old High German)
Variants: Walter  German, French, English, Scandinavian   (#243 in US popularity)
 Walther  German
 Gauthier  French
 Gautier  French
 Gualtiero  Italian, Spanish
 Walt  English
 6 variants more...

Warren
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name with Norman-French origin
 the family name probably derives from the name of the city 'La Varenne' in the Normandy in France
 the name of this city probably derives from an Old French word 'garenne' (game park, game reserve)
 maybe the Germanic name 'Werner' also influenced 'Warren'
Words: garenne=the game park, the game reserve (Old French) ; warin=the Warni (Old High German)
Variants: Warren  English   (#416 in US popularity)

Wayne
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: wagon maker
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a job title 'wagon maker'
Words: waegn=the wagon (Old English)
Variants: Wayne  English   (#330 in US popularity)

Welch
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: from Wales
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'from Wales'
Words: waelisc=the foreigner, the stranger (Old English)
Variants: Welch  English

Wendelin
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: short form of names starting with 'Wendel-', like e.g. Wendelbert
 the name element 'wendel' is from the Germanic name of a Slavic tribe, the Wends, often equated with the Vandals
 known from Saint Wendelin (6th/7th century AD)
Words: wend=the Wend (Old High German)
Variants: Wendelin  German
 Wendell  English   (#700 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Wesley
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: west meadow, west clearing
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a place name with the meaning 'west meadow' or 'west clearing'
Words: west=the west (Old English) ; leah=the wood, the clearing, the meadow (Old English)
Variants: Wesley  English   (#126 in US popularity)
 Westley  English   (#919 in US popularity)
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Weston
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: west town
Info about origin: from a family name which is derived from a place name meaning 'west town'
Words: west=the west (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Weston  English   (#397 in US popularity)

Wighard
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old German dithematic name
Words: wig=the fight, the battle, the war (Old High German) ; harti=brave, hardy (Old High German)
Variants: Wighard  German
 Wyatt  English   (#190 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Wilfried
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
Words: willio=the will, the desire (Old High German) ; fridu=the peace, the protection, the safety (Old High German)
Variants: Wilfried  German
 Vilfredo  Italian
 Wilfred  English
 Wilfredo  Spanish   (#674 in US popularity)
 Wilfrid  French
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William
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old German/Germanic two-element name
 very popular throughout Europe during the Middle Ages
 name of several important kings, e.g. William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England
Words: willio=the will, the desire (Old High German) ; helm=the helmet, the protection (Old High German)
Female form: Wilhelma
Variants: William  English, French   (#19 in US popularity)
 Wilhelm  German
 Willi  German
 Bill  English   (#962 in US popularity)
 Billy  English   (#255 in US popularity)
 Guglielmo  Italian
 Guillaume  French
 Guillermo  Spanish   (#366 in US popularity)
 Vilhelm  Scandinavian
 Will  English   (#615 in US popularity)
 Willem  Dutch
 Willie  English   (#262 in US popularity)
 Willy  English
 Liam  Irish   (#280 in US popularity)
 12 variants more...

Wilson
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of William
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of William'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Wilson  English   (#453 in US popularity)

Winston
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: originally a family name derived from a place name, the name of the little village of Winston in Gloucester, England
 the name of the village maybe means 'friend's town' or 'wine town'
 the Churchill family started to use 'Winston' as a given name
Words: win=the wine (Old English) ; wine=the friend (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Winston  English   (#670 in US popularity)