Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:To keep watch
Wayte is a boy’s name of Old English and Old German origins. In ancient times, the word ‘wait’ was spelled as wayghte or wayte. Because it meant “to keep watch,” people who worked as watchmen or guards were typically given this name in 11th-century England. More contemporary namesakes include American swimmer and two-time Olympic gold medalist Mary Wayte and British chess master William Wayte. So whether you wish to guard your little one with your life or want to encourage them to be someone to look out for, set your eyes on this moniker!
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