Boy Baby Names, Meanings: "W"

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Similiar Names
Wade  male  Middle English  a ford  Wadley, Wasdsorth 
Wagner  male  Dutch  wagon driver   
Wakefield  male  Old English  wet field  Wake, Wakeley, Wakeman 
Walchelim  male  Anglo-Norman     
Walden  male  Teutonic  mighty   
Waldo  male  Teutonic  rule  Waldemarr, Waldemar, Waldorf, Walfred, Walden 
Waleran  male  Anglo-Norman     
Walker  male  Middle English  cloth worker   
Wallace  male  Old English  Welshman  Wallis, Wallas, Wally, Wallie, Walsh, Welsh, Welch, Wallach 
Walter  male  Old German  powerful warrior, rule amry  Walt, Wally, Walther, Watson, Watkins, Gautier, Gauthier, Ualtar 
Walton  male  Old English  dweller by the wall  Waller 
Waman  male  Hindu     
Ward  male  Old English  to guard  Wardell, Warden, Wardley, Warfield, Warford, Warley, Warmond, Warton, Warwick 
Warner  male  Old German  defending army  Werner 
Warren  male  Old German, Middle English, Teutonic, French  watchman, game keeper, enclosure, from La Varenne  Wareine, Warin, Warrener 
Waseem  male  Arabic     
Washington  male  Old English  from the estate of the wise one   
Watson  male  Old English  son of Walter  Watkins, Watt 
Waverly  male  Old English  from the tree-lined meadow   
Wayde  male    angel from God  Waydee 
Wayland  male  Old English  from the path land  Waylon, Way 
Wayne  male  Old English  wagon maker  Waggoner 
Webster  male  Old English  weaver  Weber, Webley, Webb 
Welcome  male  English  welcome guest   
Wells  male  Old English  from the springs  Welles, Weller, Welborne, Welby, Weldon, Welford, Welton 
Wendell  male  Teutonic  a wend  Wendel, Wedel 
Werner  male  Teutonic  Warin warrior   
Wesley  male  Old English  west meadow  Wes, Wessely, Wess 
West  male  Old English    Weston, Westbrook, Westby, Westcott, Weston, Westleigh 
Wetherby  male  Old English  ram's meadow   
Wheaton  male  Old English  wheat town   
Wheeler  male  Old English  a driver   
Whit  male  Old English  white  White, Whitey, Whitcomb, Whitby, Whitelaw, Whitfield, Whitford, Whitley, Whitlock, Whitman, Whitmore,Whittaker 
Whitfield  male  Old English  from a small field  Whitley 
Wid  male  Welsh     
Wieslav  male  Slavic  one with great glory   
Wihtred  male  Anglo-Saxon     
Wilbur  male  Teutonic  bright resolve   
Wilfred  male  Old English  much peace  Wilfrid, Wilfried 
Willard  male  Teutonic  bold resolve   
William  male  Teutonic  valiant protector  Wil, Will, Willem, Wilhelm, Wilmos, Wilmot, Wilson, Williams, Williamson, Wills, Willie, Willy, Wiley, Wyley, Wilkie, Willkie, Wilkes, Wylkes, Willis, Wilton, Wilmer, Wilmar, Winton, Willard, Wilford, Guillaume, Guillermo, Vilhelm, Vilem, Viliam, Vasili, Vasily, Uilleam, Uilliam 
Willow  male  English  willow   
Wilmer  male  English  will famous   
Winifred  unisex  Old English  friend of peace  Winnie, Winny, Winni, Win, Winn, Wyn, Fred, Freddie, Freddy 
Winog  male  Breton     
Winslow  male  Old English  from the friend's hill  Winchell, Windsor, Winfield, Winfred, Wingate, Winthrop, Winton, Wynton, Winward, Winfrey 
Winston  male  Old English  joy stone, victory town   
Winter  unisex  Old English  winter  Wynter, Winters 
Winthrop  male  Old English  friendly   
Wolf  male  English  wolf   
Wolfgang  male  Teutonic  wolf stride  Wolf, Wolfe, Wolfie, Wolcott, Woolsey 
Wolfram  male  Teutonic  wolf raven  Walram 
Woodrow  male  Old English  forester, row of houses by a wood  Woodruff, Woodward, Woodie, Woody 
Wren  male  Welsh  chief   
Wright  male  Old English  craftsman, carpenter   
Wulfhere  male  Anglo-Saxon     
Wulfnoth  male  Anglo-Saxon     
Wyatt  male  Old English, Old French  little warrior, water  Wyeth 
Wylie  male  Old English  enchanting  Wiley 
Wyndam  male  Old English  the field with the winding path  Windham, Wyn 
Wyome  male  Native American  plain   
Wystan  male  Anglo-Saxon  battle stone  Winston 

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