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Names starting with Wi

Winnie - Pet form of English Winifred, meaning "holy reconciliation."
Winter - English name derived from the season name, "winter." The word may derive from Proto-Indo-European *wind-,meaning "white."
Wincenty - Polish form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conqueror."
Winfred - Variant spelling of Middle English Winfrid, meaning "friend of peace." 
Wieland - German myth name of a craftsman, composed of the elements wig "battle, fight, war" and land "land, territory," hence "war territory" or "battlefield."
Wisdom - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "wisdom."
Wiebe - Pet form of German names containing theelement -wig, meaning "battle, fight, war."
Witashnah - Native American Sioux name meaning "virginal."
Willard - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Wilheard, meaning "strong-willed." 
Wioletta - Polish form of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
Wilson - English patronymic surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Will." 
Wilda -   German surname transferred to forename use, meaning "wild."
Wido - Medieval Latin name derived from the Germanic word wīt, meaning "wide."
Wigmund - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and mund "protection," hence "fight-protection."
Wilfred -  Variant spelling of Middle English Wilfrid, meaning "desires peace." 
Witold - Germanic name composed of the elements witu "wood" and wald "ruler," hence "ruler of the woods."
Wigburg - German name composed of the elements wig "battle, war" and burg "help, protection, salvation," hence "war protection."
Wikolia - Hawaiian form of Roman Latin Victoria, meaning "conqueror."
Winfrid - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Winfrið, meaning "friend of peace."
Wickaninnish - Native American Nootka name meaning "having no one before him in his canoe." 
Wimund - Contracted form of Anglo-Saxon Wigmund, meaning "fight-protection."
Wilhelm - Contracted form of Old High German Willahelm, meaning "will-helmet." 
Willow - English name derived from the tree name, "willow." 
Wikimak - Native American Algonquin name meaning "wife."
Willa - Feminine form of English Will, meaning "will-helmet."
Win - Short form of English Winfred and Winifred, both meaning "holy reconciliation," and other names beginning with Win-. 
Winfried - German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Winfrið, meaning "friend of peace."
Winifred -  Anglicized form of Welsh Gwenfrewi, meaning "holy reconciliation."
Winona - Native American Dakota name meaning"firstborn daughter." 
Wibeke - Feminine form of German Wiebe, meaning "war."
Willy - Pet form of English Will, meaning "will-helmet."
Wilma -   Contracted form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
Wilbur - Variant spelling of Middle English Wilber, meaning "wild boar."
Wilbert - German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Wilbeorht, composed of the elements will "desire, will" and beraht "bright," hence "will-bright."
Wiley -   Old English name meaning "water meadow."
Wiola - Pet form of Polish Wioletta, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
Wigstan - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and stan "stone," hence "battle-stone."
Willie -   Pet form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Wihakayda - Native American Sioux name meaning "little one."
Wilfredo - Spanish form of German Wilfried, meaning "desires peace." 
Wilfrið - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of German Wilfried, composed of the Old English elements wil "desire, will" and frið "peace," hence "desires peace."
Wisia - Pet form of Polish Jadwiga, meaning "contending battle."
Wim - Pet form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wikvaya - Native American Hopi name meaning "one who brings."
Willoughby - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of Old English wilig "willow" and Old Norse býr "settlement," hence "willow settlement."
Wilton - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements wilig "willow" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "willow settlement."
Windsor - English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name in Berkshire originally called Windels-ora, meaning "landing place with a windlass." [note: windlass. naut. a device used for winding ropes.] 
Wicasa - Native American Dakota name meaning "sage."
Wilmar - Old High German name composed of the elements willo "desire, will" and mari "famous," hence "desires fame."
Willemina - Feminine form of Dutch Willem, meaning "will-helmet."
Wiebke - Feminine form of German Wiebe, meaning "war."
Wilmer -  English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the German personal name Wilmar, meaning "desires fame."
Wiktoria - Feminine form of Polish Wiktor, meaning "conqueror."
Wil - Short form of Old English names beginning with Wil-, meaning "will."
Willafried - Old High German name composed of the elements willo "desire, will" and fried "peace," hence "desires peace."
Willelm - Norman French form of Old High German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Widad - Arabic name meaning "love."
Willem - Dutch form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wilber - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Middle English elements wild "wild" and bor "boar," hence "wild boar."
Wit - Polish form of Roman Latin Vitus, meaning "life."
Willerich - Old High German name composed of the elements willo "desire, will" and ric "power, rule," hence "will-power."
Winston - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Anglo-Saxon personal name Wynnstan, meaning "joy-stone." 
Wilmot - English surname transferred to forename use, possibly a corruption of the French surname Guillemot, from Guillaume (English William), meaning "will-helmet."
Wilbeorht - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wil "desire, will" and beohrt "bright," hence "will-bright."
Wilfrid - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Wilfrið, meaning "desires peace."
Will - Short form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Willahelm - Old High German name composed of the elements willo "desire, will" and helm "helmet, protection," hence "will-helmet."
Wilheard - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wil "desire, will" and heard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "strong-willed."
Willi - Pet form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wilburn - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, probably from the name of a lost place composed of the Old English elements wella "well, spring" and burn "boiling, bubbling, running water," hence "bubbling stream" or perhaps "boiling spring." 
Winfrið - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wine "friend" and frið "peace," hence "friend of peace."
William - English form of Norman French Willelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wilkie - Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Uilleam, meaning "will-helmet." 
Wine - Anglo-Saxon name meaning"friend." 
Wilfrith - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Wilfrið, meaning "desires peace."
Wiktor - Polish form of Latin Victor,meaning "conqueror."
Wilhelmine - Feminine form of German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wiremu - Maori form of English William, meaning "will-helmet." 
Wilfried - Modern German form of Old German Willafried, meaning "desires peace." 
Wilhelmus - Latin form of Old High German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Wigheard - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements wig "battle, fight, war" and heard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "hardy warrior."
Wiga - Short form of Polish Jadwiga, meaning "contending battle."
Wisdom - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "wisdom." Wisdom is composed of Wis- from the word wise, from proto-Germanic *wisaz "to know" from PIE wittos "to see," and -dom, from Latin domus, from PIE domo "house."
Wisław - Contracted form of Polish Wielisław, meaning "great glory." 
Witołd - Polish name either derived from Germanic Witold, "ruler of the woods" or Lithuanian Vytautas, "pursuer of the people."
Wicapi wakan - Native American Dakota name meaning "holy star."
Wiesława - Feminine form of Polish Wiesław, meaning "great glory."
Wisława - Feminine form of Polish Wisław, meaning "great glory." 
Wielisław - Polish name, meaning "great glory." 
Wiesław - Contracted form of Polish Wielisław, meaning "great glory."

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