“W” Boy Names

We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Wade

Wade is an English boy’s name meaning: “able to go”.

Waldo

Waldo Meaning and Origin The name Waldo is a boy's name meaning "rule" and is of German origin. Latinate short form of the Germanic personal name derived from wald ‘rule’. Waldo is such a cute name in a quirky, hip old-fashioned way. You may also...

Walker

Walker Meaning and Origin The name Walker is a boy's name meaning "fuller of cloth" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #206. Posts with the name Walker: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Wallace

Wallace Meaning and Origin The name Wallace is a boy’s name meaning “foreign” and is of Scottish origin. Originally a surname from Old French waleis ‘foreign’. First used in Scotland borne of Scottish patriot Willaim Wallace (1270-1305). Current Popularity: #914....

Walther

Walther Meaning and Origin Walther is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “army rule.” From Germanic wald ‘rule’ and heri ‘army’.

Warner

Warner Meaning and Origin Warner is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “guard army.” Originally a surname from a medieval name that was introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is of Germanic origin from war(in) ‘guard’ and heri, hari ‘army’. Here’s another...

Warren

Warren Meaning and Origin Warren is a boy's name of English origin meaning "park-keeper." Current popularity: #341. Posts with the name Warren: 50 Adorable First and Middle Name Combinations for Boys

Warwick

Warwick Meaning and Origin The name Warwick is a boy's name meaning "settlement by the weir" and is of English origin. Originally a surname from Old English wær, wer ‘weir, dam’ and wīc ‘industrial or processing site’.

Watson

Watson Meaning and Origin The name Watson is a boy's name meaning "son of Walter" and is of English and Scottish origin.  Posts with the name Watson: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Wells

Wells Meaning and Origin The name Wells is a boy's name meaning "from the well" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #545. Posts with the name Wells: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for 50 Cute Baby Boy Names We Cannot Get Enough of...

Wesley

Wesley is an English name meaning: “west meadow”.

Wesson

Wesson Meaning and Origin Wesson is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "western settlement". Current popularity: #843. Posts with the name Wesson: 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF  

Weston

Weston Meaning and Origin The name Weston is a boy's name meaning "from the west town" and is of English origin. The name Weston is derived from Old English elements. Current Popularity: #104. Posts with the name Weston: 127 Cute First and Middle Name Combinations...

Wickham 

Wickham ♂ English "homestead" Wickham Meaning and Origin Wickham is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning “homestead.” Posts with the name Wickham Modern Magic Baby Names for Boys

Wieland

Wieland Meaning and Origin The name Wieland is a boy's name meaning "war territory" and is of German origin. From Germanic wīg ‘war’ and land ‘territory’. Posts with the name Wieland: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for Boys

Wilbur

Wilbur Meaning and Origin The name Wilbur is a boy's name meaning "wild boar" or "resolute" and is of English and German origin. Posts with the name Wilbur: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Wilhelm

Wilhelm Meaning and Origin Wilhelm is a boy’s name of German origin, meaning: “will-helmet.” From Germanic wil ‘will’ and helm ‘helmet’ an ancient royal name. Posts with the name Wilhelm: Adorable German Names You Should Consider

Willard

Willard Meaning and Origin The name Willard is a boy’s name meaning “brave desire” and is of English origin. Originally a surname derived from Old English Wilheard, from wil ‘will, desire’ and heard ‘hardy, brave, strong’. Posts with the name Willard: 100 Boy Names...

William

William Meaning and Origin William is a boy's name meaning "resolute protector" and is of English via German origin. Current Popularity: #5. Posts with the name William: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Willougby

Willougby Meaning and Origin The name Willougby is a boy's name meaning "willow settlement" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Willougby: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Willoughby

Willoughby Meaning and Origin Willoughby is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “willow settlement.” Originally a surname from various places in northern England from Old English welig ‘willow’ and Old Norse býr ‘settlement’. Posts with the name Willoughby:...

Wilson

Wilson is a boy’s English name meaning: “son of Will”

Winston

Winston is an English boy’s name meaning: “joy stone”.

Winton

The boy’s name Winton is an English name meaning: “pasture settlement”.

Wolf

Wolf Meaning and Origin Wolf is a boy’s animal name of English origin.  Posts with the name Wolf: 25 Unique Middle Names for Boys

Wolfgang

The boy’s name Wolfgang is a German name meaning: “traveling wolf”.

Wolverson

Wolverson Meaning and Origin The name Wolverson is a boy's name meaning "wolf settlement or enclosure" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Wolverson: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Wreath

Wreath Meaning and Origin Wreath is a boy’s word name of English origin. Posts with the name Wreath: 30 Non-Traditional Christmas Baby Names for Your Little Bundle of Joy

Wrenlo

Wrenlo Meaning and Origin The name Wrenlo is a boy's modern invented name. Posts with the name Wrenlo: 50 Made Up Baby Names for Boys

Wurren

Wurren Meaning and Origin Wurren is a boy's name of Aboriginal Australian (Wardaman) origin, meaning "child." Wurren is also the name of a multiple star system. Posts with the name Wurren: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Wyatt

Wyatt is an English boy’s (sometimes used as a girl’s)  name meaning: “brave in war”.

Wylden

Wylden Meaning and Origin Wylden is a boy’s modern invented name. Posts with the name Wylden: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys 30 Invented Names For Boys That Are As Unique As They Sound

Wystan

Wystan Meaning and Origin The name Wystan is a boy's name meaning "battle stone" and is of English origin. From Old English given name derived wīg ‘battle’ and stān‘stone’. Posts with the name Wystan: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for Boys

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