50 Best Baby Names That Start With The Letter W

Which one is the best fit?

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Whether you're helping a friend, planning for your own future child, or are expecting, finding baby names that fit your new bundle of joy can be challenging. But sometimes, you may find success with a particular letter; in this case, the letter W!

We have compiled a list of unique baby names and everything you need to know about them. With popular names like Whitney, Wallace, Waki and more, these names come from every origin and have quite different meanings from all around the world.


To help you pick the best one, whether or not you're looking for a deeper meaning, you may find some inspiration with these choices.

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1. Whitney

Origin: English

Meaning: From the white meadow

2. Winter

Origin: English

Meaning: Friend's hill; friend's place; surname

3. Wanda

Origin: Native American

Meaning: Eagle

4. Winnie

Origin: English

Meaning: From the winding gate

5. Wilhelmina

Origin: English and German

Meaning: Desires peace; resolute

6. Winona

Origin: German and Welsh

Meaning: Peaceful friend; variant of Guenievere

7. Wilma

Origin: German


Meaning: Resolute or famous

8. Wallis

Origin: Egyptian 

Meaning: Newly born

9. Wynne

Origin: English

Meaning: Friend's field

10. Westlyn

Origin: English

Meaning: From the western cottage; surname

11. Winnifred

Origin: German and Teutonic

Meaning: Peaceful friend; peaceful

12. Wendelin

Origin: Slavic

Meaning: Great glory


13. Weslyn

Origin: German and Teutonic

Meaning: Defending warrior, protecting army

14. Waki

Origin: English

Meaning: Guard; watchman

15. Wande

Origin: Native American

Meaning: White eagle

16. Wangari

Origin: German

Meaning: Wanderer

17. Welcome

Origin: English

Meaning: From the meadow near the weir

18. Wiebke

Origin: English

Meaning: From the village meadow; surname

19. Wikolia

Origin: English

Meaning: Famous in battle

20. Wihakayda

Origin: English

Meaning: From the spring farm

21. Wilone

Origin: German and Teutonic

Meaning: Resolute or famous

22. Wyn

Origin: English

Meaning: From the farm by the spring

23. Wade

Origin: Native American

Meaning: Dancing girl

24. Wagner

Origin: English


Meaning: From the true man's manor

25. Wakeley

Origin: English

Meaning: Wagon maker

26. Wainwright

Origin: German

Meaning: Wagon maker

27. Walden

Origin: English

Meaning: From the Welshman's dwellings

28. Waldmunt

Origin: German and Polish

Meaning: Famous ruler; might or famous

29. Walbridge

Origin: English

Meaning: From the Wake's field

30. Wallace

Origin: German

Meaning: Peaceful ruler

31. Waller

Origin: German

Meaning: Peaceful ruler

32. Walmond

Origin: English

Meaning: Welshman

33. Wamblee

Origin: German

Meaning: Powerful warrior

34. Wapi

Origin: English

Meaning: Pale

35. Warford

Origin: English

Meaning: From the watchman's or the gaurdian's meadow

36. Warley

Origin: German


Meaning: Defending warrior

37. Warrick

Origin: Latin and Teutonic 

Meaning: True and heedful

38. Wartun

Origin: English

Meaning: From the meadow near the weir

39. Washburne

Origin: English

Meaning: From the town settlement near the weir

40. Watelford

Origin: English

Meaning: From the flooding brook

41. Watson

Origin: English and Scottish

Meaning: Son of wat

42. Watts

Origin: English

Meaning: Son of Walter; son of Watt

43. Waylan

Origin: Russian

Meaning: Foreign woman; stranger

44. Wayne

Origin: English and Scandinavian

Meaning: Medieval given name from Scandinavian mythology

45. Weard

Origin: English

Meaning: One who makes or drives wagons

46. Webber

Origin: English


Meaning: From the wether sheep meadow

47. Wegland

Origin: German

Meaning: Weaver

48. Welborn

Origin: English

Meaning: Weaver

49. Welton

Origin: English and Teutonic

Meaning: From the spring hill; from the spring by the hill

50. Wendell

Origin: Native American

Meaning: Brother

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In addition to these unique baby names, we've also added the top girls names, boys names, and overall top names of 2019. These should definitely provide more ideas in your search for the perfect moniker, courtesy of Mom365.com and Babble.

Top 5 girls names for 2018

  1. Olivia
  2. Amelia
  3. Isla
  4. Emily
  5. Ava

Top 5 boys names for 2018

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Elijah
  4. Logan
  5. Mason

Top 100 names of 2019

1. Emma


2. Liam

3. Noah

4. Olivia

5. Ava

6. Isabella

7. Sophia

8. Elijah

9. Logan

10. Mia

11. Mason

12. James

13. Aiden

14. Ethan

15. Lucas

16. Jacob

17. Michael

18. Matthew

19. Benjamin

20. Amelia

21. Charolette

22. Alexander

23. William

24. Daniel

25. Jayden

26. Oliver

27. Carter

28. Sebastian

29. Joseph

30. David

31. Abigail

32. Emily

33. Gabriel

34. Julian

35. Jackson

36. Anthony

37. Harper

38. Evelyn

39. Dylan

40. Wyatt

41. Madison

42. Grayson

43. Isaiah

44. Christopher

45. Joshua

46. Victoria

47. Christian

48. Samuel

49. Andrew

50. Mateo

51. Sofia

52. Jaxon


53. Josiah

54. John

55. Scarlett

56. Luke

57. Aria

58. Ryan

59. Elizabeth

60. Camila

61. Nathan

62. Layla

63. Isaac

64. Owen

65. Ella

66. Henry

67. Levi

68. Aaron

69. Caleb

70. Chloe

71. Zoey

72. Jeremiah

73. Lincoln

74. Landon

75. Adrian

76. Hunter

77. Eli

78. Penelope

79. Skylar

80. Jonathan

81. Thomas

82. Jack

83. Jordan

84. Connor

85. Brayden

86. Cameron

87. Grace

88. Bryce

89. Mila

90. Lillian

91. Aaliyah

92. Jose

93. Lily

94. Paisley

95. Xavier

96. Dominic

97. Bella

98. Nicholas

99. Brooklyn

100. Savannah

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