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Gender: Male Meaning of Wharton: "farm near the river" Origin of Wharton: English

The name Wharton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "farm near the river". Wharton and is often added to user-created lists like Preppy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (39)".

From the experts:

Wharton is a rather stiff banker name that becomes creative as a middle name choice for lovers of the novels of writer Edith.

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Famous People Named Wharton

Wharton Escherick, American sculptor and designer
Wharton Peers "Wattie" Davies, Welsh rugby footballer
Dabney Wharton Coleman, American actor
William Wharton, American writer
Edith Wharton, American writer and designer

Pop Culture References for the name Wharton

Harry Wharton, character in "Marcella" by Mrs Humphry War
Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, USA