Wilbur

Male

Meaning

Will Fortress

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈwɪlbər/

Traits associated with the name Wilbur:

Dogs named Wilbur tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Wilbur?

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy classic literature. Wilbur is the name of the pig in E.B. White's classic novel, Charlotte's Web.

Is Wilbur a good dog name?

Wilbur has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Wilbur isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

1,245
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524
New York City Dog Name Database
1,029
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Wilbur is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Wilbur was, in the past month, the 736th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Wilbur is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Wilbur was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Wilbur's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Wilbur is most adored in Nevada, Utah and Maine.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, Oklahoma and Iowa.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Wilbur.

Most popular breeds named Wilbur:

  1. Pug
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Beagle
  5. German Shepherd

Wilbur is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes images of adorable, friendly pigs from E.B. White's classic novel.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in early 20th century, it echoes Charlotte's Web nostalgia.

Dog names like Wilbur:

Army Ruler
Sherlock holmes smart sidekick.
From Wina's Town
Son Of Guy
Clever, crafty; from the tricky river
A common old man grumpy name
Wilbur dog name meaning

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