Wyatt Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Wyatt:
Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Anglo-French personal name Wyot and the French personal name Guyot, which is derived from the name Guy (a guide, a leader) and the diminutive suffix -ot: hence, "little Guy."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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We named our son Wyatt. He was born in 2003 and we wanted a name that was different. Wyatt was really named after Wyatt Earp and his brother Morgan, because his father and I love the movies out about Wyatt Earp.
I like it for a boy. It's a very masculine sounding name. But for a girl? Uh-uh!
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Wy Wy, Super Wy, WyattMan, Wylet
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Of English origin, meaning "Little Warrior".
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Name of Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp "Wyatt Earp", an American law-keeper known for his gunfight at the O.K. Corral with Doc Holliday and his two brothers Virgil and Morgan Earp.
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell have a son named Wyatt Russell, born in 1986.
Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright Olsen have a son named Wyatt Oliver, born in 2013.
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"Lullaby for Wyatt" by Sheryl Crow. It is the adoptive name of Sheryl Crow's son, who is named Wyatt Steven.
Wyatt Matthew Halliwell, the son of Leo Wyatt & Piper Halliwell, older brother of Chris and Melinda Halliwell. Named after his father's last name (Wyatt) and his Aunt Paige's last name (Matthews). The nephew of Prue, Phoebe and Paige, on the hit TV series "Charmed"
Wyatt Lockhart, a side character on "Private Practice" who now left the show.
There are children's books called "Quiet Wyatt!" and "Wyatt Walker Turbo-Talker."
Whyatt Beanstalk is Super Why's alter ego in the PBS children's show, "Super Why!"
Wyatt Cain, the Tin-man analogue (and title character) in the SyFy miniseries "Tin Man", an adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz".
Dusty Wyatt Chandler, George Strait's character from the movie Pure Country.
Wyatt Frame, shady band manager in the 2001 movie Josie and the Pussycats.