Wilder is a boy's name of German origin that means "untamed" or "wild." As a surname, Wilder may date as far back as the 10th century. Famous people with this name include Hollywood actor Gene Wilder who starred in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory as an eccentric and quirky business owner. If you're looking for a name to reflect baby's free-spirited nature or the boundless creativity of a fictional character, Wilder is a worthy contender.
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