Wyatt - boys name

Wyatt name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Wyatt name meaning:

The name Wyatt is of English origin and has a rich historical background. It is derived from the medieval English name "Wiot," which itself was a diminutive form of the name "William." The name Wyatt carries a noble meaning, often associated with strength, bravery, and resilience.

Wyatt has been historically linked to the legend of Sir Thomas Wyatt, a renowned English poet and diplomat during the 16th century. He was known for his literary talents and his involvement in political affairs, making the name Wyatt symbolize intelligence and leadership as well.

Today, parents often choose the name Wyatt for their sons due to its strong and masculine connotations. It has a timeless appeal that remains popular across generations. The name Wyatt signifies a person who possesses qualities such as determination, courage, and a sense of adventure. It reflects a boy who is destined for greatness and is sure to leave a lasting impact on the world.

Origin: French


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Overall UK ranking: 301 out of 4789

156 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (372)

Historical popularity of Wyatt

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