Given Name WRIGHT

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English

Meaning & History

From an occupational surname meaning "craftsman", ultimately from Old English wyrhta. Famous bearers of the surname were the Wright brothers (Wilbur 1867-1912 and Orville 1871-1948), the inventors of the first successful airplane, and Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), an American architect.


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Entry updated July 2, 2008