Wilbur

Wilbur - A very unique male name



  Jan 27,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Wilbur appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #104. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Wilbur and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Wilbur? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Wilbur. The baby boy name Wilbur was given to 7 baby boys in 2009, ranking #3490 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 248,200 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Wilbur peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1913 on position 91.



Famous with this name

George P. Wilbur
Wilbur Fitzgerald
Wilbur Mack


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Rating: 4/5 (5 people)


Wilbur is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Wilbur is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,215 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,215.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Wilbur is where you live.


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Wilbur origin and meaning

Wilbur is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Wilbur, pop culture references for the name Wilbur and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Wilbur

We've found the following names that sound similar to Wilbur, sorted by popularity.

Wilbert / Wilfred / Wilfredo / Wilburn / Wilford / Wilber / Wilfrid / Welford / Wilfrido / Wilberto /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20093490
20074438
20013907
20003867
19992508
19972825
19953533
19943643
19933624
19922315
19911755
19902372
19891799
19881544
19871451
19861460
19851153
19841121
19831364
1982967
1981896
19801011
1979857
1978832
1977847
1976869
1975736
1974796
1973726
1972672
1971577
1970671
1969538
1968557
1967570
1966499
1965476
1964484
1963483
1962447
1961458
1960422
1959422
1958422
1957399
1956371
1955347
1954347
1953335
1952345
1951329
1950305
1949309
1948295
1947283
1946284
1945255
1944231
1943216
1942213
1941206
1940193
1939190
1938171
1937184
1936172
1935165
1934161
1933159
1932152
1931148
1930140
1929132
1928127
1927128
1926122
1925110
1924106
1923105
1922101
1921100
192098
191997
191897
191793
191694
191592
191495
191391
191294
1911102
1910104

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2215

Even more about Wilbur


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Wilbur a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Wilbur?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Wilbur
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 248,200
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2009 births +7

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