Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the first letter is W.
There are 208 names matching your criteria.

WACŁAW   m   Polish
Polish form of VÁCLAV.
WADE   m   English
From an English surname, either WADE (1) or WADE (2).
WADUD   m   Arabic
Means "lover, affectionate" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الودود (al-Wadud) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
WAFAI   m   Arabic
Means "loyalty" in Arabic.
WAFI   m   Arabic
Means "trustworthy, reliable, loyal, perfect" in Arabic.
WAHEED   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of WAHID.
WAHID   m   Arabic
Means "peerless, unique" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الوحيد (al-Wahid) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
WAHYU   m   Indonesian
Means "revelation" in Indonesian.
WALAHFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements walha "stranger" and frid "peace".
WALDEK   m   Polish
Polish diminutive of WALDEMAR.
WALDEMAR   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish
Germanic derivative of the Slavic name VLADIMIR (or perhaps a cognate composed of the Germanic elements wald "rule" and meri "famous")... [more]
WALDHAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WALTER.
WALDO   m   English, German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names containing the element wald meaning "rule". In the Middle Ages this name became the basis for a surname... [more]
WALDOBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of GAUBERT.
WALDOMAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WALDEMAR.
WALENTY   m   Polish
Polish form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
WALERIAN   m   Polish
Polish form of Valerianus (see VALERIAN).
WALERY   m   Polish
Polish form of VALERIUS.
WALGANUS   m   Arthurian Romance
Latin form of GAWAIN.
WALHERICH   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of VALÉRY.
WALID   m   Arabic
Means "newborn", derived from Arabic ولد (walada) "to give birth"... [more]
WALKER   m   English
From an English surname which referred to the medieval occupational of a walker, also known as a fuller. Walkers would tread on wet, unprocessed wool in order to clean and thicken it... [more]
WALLACE   m   English, Scottish
From a Scottish and English surname which originally meant "Welsh" or "foreigner" in Norman French. It was first used as given name in honour of Sir William Wallace, the Scottish hero who led a rebellion to expel the English invaders from Scotland in the 13th century.
WALLIS   m & f   English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of WALLACE. Wallis Simpson (1895-1986) was the divorced woman whom Edward VIII married, which forced him to abdicate the British throne.
WALLY   m   English
Diminutive of WALTER or WALLACE.
WALT   m   English
Short form of WALTER.
WALTER   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Italian, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name meaning "ruler of the army", composed of the elements wald "rule" and hari "army"... [more]
WALTHER   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German form of WALTER. This name was borne by the 13th-century German poet Walther von der Vogelweide.
WALTON   m   English
From a surname which was originally taken from various Old English place names meaning "stream town", "wood town", or "wall town".
WANDAL   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WENDEL.
WANDALIN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WENDELIN.
WAPASHA   m   Native American, Sioux
Means "red leaf" in the Dakota language. This was the name of several Sioux chiefs.
WAQAR   m   Arabic
Means "majesty, dignity" in Arabic.
WARAMUNT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of VEREMUND.
WARD   m   English
From an occupational surname for a watchman, derived from Old English weard "guard".
WARDELL   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "watch hill" in Old English.
WARIN   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the element warin meaning "guard, protect".
WARINHARI   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WERNER.
WARNER   m   English
From a Norman surname which was derived from the given name WERNER.
WARREN   m   English
From an English surname which was derived either from Norman French warrene meaning "animal enclosure", or else from the town of La Varenne in Normandy... [more]
WARRICK   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of WARWICK.
WARWICK   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the name of a town meaning "dam farm" (from Old English wer "weir, dam" and wic "dairy farm").
WASHINGTON   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from the name of a town in England (which meant "town belonging to Wassa's people"). The given name is usually given in honour of George Washington (1732-1799), commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and the first president of the United States.
WASI   m   Arabic
Means "broad-minded, liberal, learned" in Arabic.
WASIM   m   Arabic
Means "handsome" in Arabic.
WASSIM   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of WASIM.
WASSWA   m   Eastern African, Ganda
Means "first of twins" in Luganda.
WASYL   m   Ukrainian
Variant transcription of VASYL.
WAT   m   English
Medieval short form of WALTER.
WATE   m   Frisian
Possibly a Frisian short form of WALTER.
WATSE   m   Frisian
Diminutive of WATE.
WATTANA   f & m   Thai
Means "development" in Thai.
WAWRZYNIEC   m   Polish
Polish form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
WAYAN   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
From Balinese wayah meaing "old, mature", ultimately from Sanskrit वयस् (vayas) meaning "energy, strength, age"... [more]
WAYLAND   m   English
From Weland, the Old English cognate of WIELAND.
WAYLON   m   English
Variant of WAYLAND. This name was popularized by country music singer Waylon Jennings (1937-2002), who was originally named Wayland.
WAYNA   m   Native American, Quechua
Means "young" in Quechua.
WAYNE   m   English
From an occupational surname meaning "wagon maker", derived from Old English wægn "wagon". Use of it as a given name can be partly attributed to the popularity of the actor John Wayne (1907-1979)... [more]
WAYRA   m   Native American, Quechua
Means "wind" in Quechua.
WEBSTER   m   English
From an occupational surname meaning "weaver", derived from Old English webba.
WEI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (wēi) meaning "power, pomp", (wēi) meaning "high, lofty, towering" or (wěi) meaning "great, robust, extraordinary"... [more]
WEKESA   m   Eastern African, Luhya
Means "born during harvest" in Luhya.
WELDON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "hill near a spring" in Old English.
WEMBA   m   Anglo-Saxon (Rare)
Byname derived from Old English wamb meaning "belly".
WEN   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (wén) meaning "literature, culture, writing", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
WENCESLAS   m   History
Latinized form of Veceslav (see VÁCLAV).
WENCESLAUS   m   History
Latinized form of Veceslav (see VÁCLAV).
WENDEL   m   German, Dutch
Old short form of Germanic names beginning with the element Wandal meaning "a Vandal". The Vandals were a Germanic tribe who invaded Spain and North Africa in the 5th century... [more]
WENDELIN   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Old diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element Wandal (see WENDEL)... [more]
WENDELL   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name WENDEL.
WENZEL   m   German
Medieval German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.
WENZESLAUS   m   German
German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.
WERDHERI   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WERTHER.
WERNER   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From a Germanic name derived from warin "guard" combined with hari "army".
WERTHER   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements wert "worthy" and hari "army"... [more]
WES   m   English
Short form of WESLEY.
WESLEY   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "west meadow" in Old English. It has been sometimes given in honour of John Wesley (1703-1791), the founder of Methodism.
WESSEL   m   Frisian, Dutch, German
Diminutive of WERNER.
WESTLEY   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of WESLEY.
WESTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "west town" in Old English.
WETZEL   m   German
Diminutive of WERNER.
WHITAKER   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "white field" in Old English.
WHITNEY   f & m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "white island" in Old English. Its popular use as a feminine name was initiated by actress Whitney Blake (1925-2002) in the 1960s, and further boosted in the 1980s by singer Whitney Houston (1963-2012).
WIBAWA   m   Indonesian
Means "authority, power" in Indonesian.
WIBO   m   Frisian, Dutch
Diminutive of WIEBE.
WIBOWO   m   Indonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of WIBAWA.
WICKANINNISH   m   Native American, Nuu-chah-nulth
Possibly means "having no one in front of him in the canoe" in the Nuu-chah-nulth (or Nootka) language. This was the name of a chief of the Clayoquot in the late 18th century, at the time of European contact.
WIDALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name composed of the elements witu "wood" and wald "power, rule".
WIDE   m   Frisian
Frisian form of WIDO.
WIDO   m   Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element witu "wood" or wit "wide"... [more]
WIEBE   m   Frisian, Dutch, German
Medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element wig meaning "war".
WIĘCESŁAW   m   Polish (Archaic)
Older Polish form of VÁCLAV.
WIELAND   m   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements wela possibly meaning "skill" and land meaning "land"... [more]
WIELISŁAW   m   Polish
From an old Slavic name which meant "great glory".
WIESŁAW   m   Polish
Short form of WIELISŁAW.
WIGBERHT   m   Anglo-Saxon, Ancient Germanic
Old English form of WYBERT. This is also a continental Germanic cognate.
WIGBRAND   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements wig "war" and brand "sword".
WIGHEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WYOT.
WIGMAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form (possibly) of GUIOMAR.
WIGMUND   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WYMOND.
WIGSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WYSTAN.
WIKTOR   m   Polish
Polish form of VICTOR.
WIL   m & f   English, Dutch
Short form of WILLIAM and other names beginning with Wil.
WILBERT   m   Dutch
Means "bright will", derived from the Germanic elements wil "will, desire" and beraht "bright".
WILBUR   m   English
From an English surname which was originally derived from the nickname Wildbor meaning "wild boar" in Middle English. This name was borne by Wilbur Wright (1867-1912), one half of the Wright brothers, who together invented the first successful airplane... [more]
WILBURN   m   English
From a surname which was probably originally derived from an unknown place name. The second element corresponds with Old English burne "stream".
WILEY   m   English
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.
WILF   m   English
Short form of WILFRED.
WILFORD   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "willow ford" in Old English.
WILFRED   m   English
Means "desiring peace" from Old English wil "will, desire" and friþ "peace"... [more]
WILFREDO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of WILFRED.
WILFRID   m   English
Variant of WILFRED.
WILFRIED   m   German
German cognate of WILFRED.
WILFRIÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WILFRED.
WILHEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of WILLIHARD.
WILHELM   m   German, Polish, Ancient Germanic
German cognate of WILLIAM. This was the name of two German Emperors. It was also the middle name of several philosophers from Germany: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900), and Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646-1716), who was also a notable mathematician.
WILHELMUS   m   Dutch
Latinized form of WILHELM. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
WILKIE   m   English
From an English surname which was originally derived from a diminutive of the given name WILLIAM.
WILKIN   m   Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of WILLIAM.
WILKY   m   Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of WILLIAM.
WILL   m   English
Short form of WILLIAM or other names beginning with Will. A famous bearer is American actor Will Smith (1968-), whose full name is Willard.
WILLABERT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WILBERT.
WILLAHELM   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WILLIAM.
WILLAMAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements wil "will, desire" and meri "famous".
WILLARD   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Germanic given name WILLIHARD (or the Old English cognate Wilheard).
WILLEM   m   Dutch
Dutch form of WILLIAM. Willem the Silent, Prince of Orange, was the leader of the Dutch revolt against Spain that brought about the independence of the Netherlands... [more]
WILLI   m   German
Diminutive of WILHELM.
WILLIAM   m   English
From the Germanic name Willahelm, which was composed of the elements wil "will, desire" and helm "helmet, protection"... [more]
WILLIE   m & f   English
Masculine or feminine diminutive of WILLIAM. A notable bearer is the retired American baseball player Willie Mays (1931-).
WILLIFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WILFRED.
WILLIHARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements wil "will, desire" and hard "brave, hardy".
WILLIS   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from Will, a diminutive of WILLIAM.
WILLOUGHBY   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "willow town" in Old English.
WILLY   m & f   English, German, Dutch
Diminutive of WILLIAM, WILHELM or WILLEM. It is both masculine and feminine in Dutch.
WILMǢR   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of WILLAMAR.
WILMER   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the given name WILMǢR.
WILMOT   m   Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of WILLIAM.
WILSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of WILLIAM". The surname was borne by Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), the American president during World War I.
WILT   m   English
Short form of WILTON. This name was borne by basketball player Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999).
WILTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning either "willow town" or "town on the River Wylye" in Old English. The river name is itself of Celtic origin, possibly meaning "tricky".
WIM   m   Dutch, German
Dutch and German short form of WILLEM or WILHELM.
WINCENTY   m   Polish
Polish form of VINCENT.
WINDSOR   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was from a place name meaning "riverbank with a windlass" in Old English (a windlass is a lifting apparatus). This has been the surname of the royal family of the United Kingdom since 1917.
WINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English wine "friend".
WINFRED   m   English
Means "friend of peace" from the Old English elements wine "friend" and friþ "peace"... [more]
WINFRIED   m   German
German form of WINFRED.
WINFRIÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of WINFRED.
WINIFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic cognate of WINFRIÐ.
WINOC   m   Breton, French
Variant of GWENNEG.
WINSLOW   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from an Old English place name meaning "hill belonging to WINE". A famous bearer of this name was American painter Winslow Homer (1836-1910).
WINSTON   m   English
From a surname derived from an English place name, which was in turn derived from the Old English given name Wynnstan meaning "joy stone". A famous bearer was Winston Churchill (1874-1965), the British prime minister during World War II... [more]
WINTHROP   m   English
From a surname which was originally taken from a place name meaning "WINE's village" in Old English.
WINTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "enclosure belonging to WINE" in Old English.
WIRA   m   Indonesian, Malay
Means "hero" in Indonesian and Malay, ultimately from Sanskrit वीर (vira).
WIREMU   m   Maori
Maori form of WILLIAM.
WISCHARD   m   Old Norman
Norman form of GUISCARD.
WISDOM   f & m   English (Rare)
Simply from the English word, a derivative of Old English wis "wise".
WISŁAW   m   Polish
Short form of WIELISŁAW.
WIT   m   Polish
Polish form of VITUS or WIDO.
WITEK   m   Polish
Diminutive of WITOLD.
WITOŁD   m   Polish (Archaic)
Polish variant of WITOLD.
WITOLD   m   Polish, German
Polish form of VYTAUTAS. Alternatively it could be derived from the Germanic name WIDALD.
WŁADEK   m   Polish
Diminutive of WŁADYSŁAW.
WŁADYSŁAW   m   Polish
Polish cognate of VLADISLAV. This was the name of four kings of Poland.
WŁODEK   m   Polish
Diminutive of WŁODZIMIERZ.
WŁODZIMIERZ   m   Polish
Polish cognate of VLADIMIR.
WŁODZISŁAW   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish cognate of VLADISLAV.
WOB   m   Frisian, Dutch
Frisian diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element wald meaning "rule".
WOBBE   m & f   Frisian
Variant and feminine form of WOB.
WODAN   m   Germanic Mythology
Continental Germanic cognate of Óðinn (see ODIN).
WODEN   m   Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Anglo-Saxon cognate of Óðinn (see ODIN).
WOJCIECH   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic elements voji "soldier" and tekha "solace, comfort, joy".
WOJTEK   m   Polish
Diminutive of WOJCIECH.
WOLF   m   German, Jewish, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Short form of WOLFGANG, WOLFRAM or other names containing the Germanic element wulf meaning "wolf"... [more]
WOLFE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of WOLF.
WOLFGANG   m   German, Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from the Germanic elements wulf meaning "wolf" and gang "path"... [more]
WOLFRAM   m   German
Derived from the Germanic element wulf meaning "wolf" combined with hramn "raven".
WÖLLEM   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of WILLIAM.
WOLODYMYR   m   Ukrainian
Variant transcription of VOLODYMYR.
WOLTER   m   Dutch
Dutch variant form of WALTER.
WOODROW   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "row of houses by a wood" in Old English. This name was popularized by American president Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924).
WOODY   m   English
Either a diminutive of WOODROW, or else from a nickname derived from the English word wood. A famous bearer is film director Woody Allen (1935-).
WOO-JIN   m   Korean
Variant transcription of U-JIN.
WOTAN   m   Germanic Mythology
Variant of WODAN.
WOUTER   m   Dutch
Dutch form of WALTER.
WRIGHT   m   English
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.
WU   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "military, martial" (which is generally only masculine) or () meaning "affairs, business", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly... [more]
WUBBE   m   Frisian, Dutch
Variant of WOB.
WULF   m   German
Variant of WOLF.
WULFNOÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and noð "boldness, daring"... [more]
WULFRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ULRIC.
WULFSIGE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and sige "victory".
WULFSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and stan "stone".
WULLEM   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of WILLIAM.
WUM   m   Limburgish
Short form of WULLEM.
WYATT   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the medieval given name WYOT. Wyatt Earp (1848-1929) was an American lawman and gunfighter involved in the famous shootout at the OK Corral.
WYBERT   m   Medieval English
Middle English form of the Old English name Wigberht, composed of the elements wig "battle" and beorht "bright".
WYMOND   m   Medieval English
Middle English form of the Old English name Wigmund, composed of the elements wig "battle" and mund "protector".
WYN   m   Welsh
Derived from Welsh gwyn meaning "blessed, white, fair".
WYNFOR   m   Welsh
Variant of GWYNFOR.
WYNN   m   Welsh
Variant of WYN.
WYNNE (1)   m & f   Welsh
Variant of WYN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
WYNNE (2)   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the given name WINE.
WYOT   m   Medieval English
Middle English form of the Old English name Wigheard, composed of the elements wig "battle" and heard "brave, hardy".
WYSTAN   m   English (Rare)
From the Old English name Wigstan, composed of the elements wig "battle" and stan "stone"... [more]
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