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Origin: Anglo Saxon
Meaning: Beguiling

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Wylie

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Wylie in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Wylie:

  • Records indicate that 1,979 boys in the United States have been named Wylie since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1924, when 72 people in the U.S. were given the name Wylie. Those people are now 98 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Wylie

    86% Approval Rating
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      6 Positive Comments

  • "I like it. Esp for a girl. Sounds like Riley (VERY common) yet unique. The name is an old Scottish name, but not many people will know this. Also, the cartoon character is Wile E. Coyote- not Wylie." Apr. 7, 2022: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Wylie and I'm a girl. It is a very nice, cool and unique name to have. My middle name June, adds a feminine touch" Feb. 16, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "i'm a girl and my middle name is Wylie, it means both water meadow and enchanting XD" Jun. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I are expecting our first child. It's a boy! And we're naming him Wylee.. I think it's pronounced the same way.. (Why-Lee) maybe? I love it!" Aug. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son Wylie, he is 18 mo. We love it because it is unique and somewhat country-ish. Some people cannot pronounce Wylie (both our grandfathers) He is Wally to one grandfather and Willy to the other. I hope he grows up liking his name." Jun. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my last name woot woot! im a girl but its stil my last name.Dont care for it too much cause im last for everything,but no one else seems 2 have it =]" Jul. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "I would recommend against this name. My name is Wylie and everyone always calls me Coyote :-( (After the cartoon.) It is not a nice name to give your son!" Nov. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "My daughters name is Wylee, Dawn and It suits her! I love it because it it very unique for a girl, but sounds really pretty. She pulls the name off very well!" Feb. 28, 2012: Report as inappropriate

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