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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.WIL-tən
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Meaning & History

From a surname which was derived from the names of several English towns. The town names mean variously "willow town", "well town" or "town on the River Wylye" in Old English. The river name is itself of Celtic origin, possibly meaning "tricky".
DiminutiveWilt

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Entry updated January 10, 2017   Contribute