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Subject: You answered your own question (m)
Author: Ora   (Authenticated as Ora)
Date: April 18, 2006 at 2:52:36 PM
Reply to: meaning? by Wyla
You said you were named after your father, Wiley but your grams spelled your name Wyla. Obviously, she intended for it to be a female version of Wiley (even though she just made it up - if it's not here or on any baby name sites or in any name books then it more than likely did not exist before it was given to you), then Wyla has the same meaning as Wiley, according to your grandmother.

So, with regards to what I just said, your name Wyla means the same as this:

WILEY
Gender: Masculine
Usage: English
Pronounced: WIE-lee [key]
From a surname which was derived either from a place name meaning "temple clearing" in Old English or from a nickname meaning "wily, tricky" in Middle English.

Which you could have found by simply searching Behind the Name.

"Chan eil tuil air nach tig traoghadh"

Capt. Malcolm Reynolds - Half of writing history is hiding the truth.
- Serenity

This message was edited by the author on April 18, 2006 at 2:53:00 PM

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