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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   (#521 in US 2015 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   (#341 in US 2015 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   (#308 in US 2015 popularity)
 Walther  German
 Gauthier  French
 Gautier  French
 Gualtiero  Italian, Spanish
 Walt  English

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   (#400 in US 2015 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   (#749 in US 2015 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

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 2015 popularity)

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   (#120 in US 2015 popularity)
 Westin  English   (#755 in US 2015 popularity)

Wieland
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: in Germanic mythology Wieland is a master smith
Words: wela=the fight (Old High German) ; nand=brave, bold (Old High German)
Variants: Wieland  German
 Waylon  English   (#222 in US 2015 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   (#34 in US 2015 popularity)

Wilder
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Wilder  English   (#960 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#5 in US 2015 popularity)
 Wilhelm  German
 Willi  German
 Billy  English   (#808 in US 2015 popularity)
 Guglielmo  Italian
 Guillaume  French
 Guillermo  Spanish   (#659 in US 2015 popularity)
 Vilhelm  Scandinavian
 Will  English   (#831 in US 2015 popularity)
 Willem  Dutch
 Willie  English   (#775 in US 2015 popularity)
 Willy  English
 Liam  Irish   (#2 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#617 in US 2015 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   (#523 in US 2015 popularity)