Origin: Old German

Meaning: “bright desire; fortress”

Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Wil, Will, Wilber, Wilbert, Wilberto, Wilburn, Wilburt

Wilbur TV and Movie Quotes:
“Okay, henceforth, you shall be Little Wilbur.”
The Cider House Rules (1999)
My name’s Wilbur! Do you have a name or is it
just ‘The Rat’? Charlotte’s Web (2006)

Famous people named Wilbur or its variations

1. Wilbur Fitzgerald, American actor
2. Wilbur Wright (1867-1912), co-inventor of first airplane
3. Wilbur Forrester Wood, Jr. (b. 1941), American baseball pro

Wilbur Middle Names
Wilbur Christopher
Wilbur Irwin
Wilbur Landon
Wilbur Nelson
Wilbur Paul

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  1. Wilboo!! says:

    Wilboo is the PERFECT nickname for Wilbur soot!!! Ahahahahah!!

  2. Peggy says:


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