Origin:British
Popularity:1465
Meaning:Son of William
The meaning of Wilson, a traditional British surname, is perhaps no surprise; it literally means "the son of William." However, this formal-sounding classic gets a modern makeover as a gender-neutral first name! Wilson has a powerful, commanding quality to it, which certainly bodes well for baby as they step out into the world and have their voice heard. Tennis fans may love this name as it points to the famous sports brand. Others may fall game, set, and match for Wilson owing to its unique quality and memorable appeal.

Famous People Named Wilson

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  • Woodrow Wilson
    United States President

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Source: Social Security Administration

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