English, a contraction of Wilkins
"resolute protection"

Wilkes Origin and Meaning

The name Wilkes is a boy's name of English origin.

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Famous People Named Wilkes

  • Wilkes AngelAmerican lawyer and politician
  • John Wilkes BoothAmerican actor and assassin of President Abraham Lincoln

Wilkes in Pop Culture

  • Wilkescharacter in "Into the Dark"
  • Wilkesfamily in book/film "Gone With the Wind"
  • WilkesBarre, Pennsylvania, USA