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The name Wilbur is of German origin, and means brilliant.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Wilbur has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Wilbur
Use of the Name Wilbur for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
55,240 6,059 294 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Wilbur has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Wilbur last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1982, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Wilbur
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188016282  
188115481  
188216981  
188317173  
188417382  
188514892  
1886128107  
1887119112  
1888147103  
1889143102  
189015094  
189114097  
1892141116  
1893144104  
1894149104  
1895133125  
1896139120  
1897145111  
1898118156  
1899140115  
1900140161  
1901130130  
1902120163  
1903121165  
1904120177  
1905132167  
1906123175  
1907114209  
1908110233  
1909106258  
1910104296  
1911101387  
191292829  
1913911,045  
1914961,246  
1915921,685  
1916941,682  
1917931,747  
1918971,804  
1919981,688  
1920981,740  
19211011,752  
19221021,713  
19231061,669  
19241061,667  
19251101,592  
19261221,513  
19271301,361  
19281261,404  
19291331,283  
19301411,211  
19311491,091  
19321521,009  
1933159899  
1934162915  
1935165860  
1936173780  
1937182727  
1938173839  
1939190704  
1940193705  
1941204667  
1942214689  
1943217667  
1944232580  
1945258506  
1946280522  
1947283594  
1948297534  
1949309486  
1950305494  
1951329433  
1952343411  
1953336436  
1954347424  
1955346439  
1956375396  
1957395385  
1958417353  
1959426349  
1960425356  
1961461307  
1962452310  
1963490266  
1964476278  
1965485254  
1966494236  
1967564176  
1968566181  
1969544208  
1970676148  
1971597192  
1972702132  
1973718127  
1974733123  
1975751123  
1976816105  
1977832105  
1978806112  
1979850104  
198091595  
1981878103  
198291596  
Totals:  55,240 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Wilbur as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Wilbur appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 103 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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