Wylie: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Wylie

Wylie

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name William:

From the Old Norman French Willaume, which is derived from the Old High German Willehelm, a compound name composed from the elements willeo (will, determination) and helm (protection, helmet): hence, "resolute protector." William is the most popular name introduced to England by the Normans. It was borne by William the Conqueror (1027? - 87), who invaded England and defeated Harald at the Battle of Hastings, and by three other kings of England.

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Comments and insights on the name Wylie: | Edit

It's a terrific name, sexy, intelligent, lyrical!

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My son's first name is Wylie, and it is nice to have a unique name that is not "weird"

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Wy

Meanings and history of the name Wylie: | Edit

Wylie is the Scottish form of William.

Famous real-life people named Wylie: | Edit

Wylie Dufresne, chef
Wylie Gustafson, singer/songwriter

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Wile E. Coyote, cartoon character

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