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Gender: Male Origin of Wiley: Scottish, diminutive of William Meaning of Wylie: English, "from Wylye"

Wiley Origin and Meaning

The name Wiley is a boy's name of Scottish origin.

Wiley is a perfectly appropriate way to spell the Scottish name also known as Wylie. Given all the babies named William and Liam today, Wiley or Wylie can be a wonderful variation that's more distinctive but still honors Grandpa Bill. Wiley might also be considered an Attitude Name, given that its other meaning lends it a lot of sass.

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klaryan Says:

2016-07-14T21:36:39

I like it but it kinda makes me imagine a little kid trying to pronounce Riley

Kristin Penn Says:

2015-09-28T14:41:12

Naming my son this! It's cute, fun, badass AND sophisticated. So many different facets:-)

breanna1995 Says:

2015-04-26T17:24:18

This is my late grandfathers name.

Bethany415 Says:

2014-12-24T03:48:21

Wiley is my son's middle name. I picked it for my late grandfather who's last name was Wiley.

vintageluvs Says:

2014-07-25T01:13:07

I know a Wiley, whose name is short for Wileska (I think that's how you spell it). Oh, and she's a girl.

LcLauver Says:

2014-07-24T22:07:39

Wiley Coyote

Addie88 Says:

2014-07-24T18:54:18

Cute, but far too informal. And it also smacks of hilbilly. I don't know if I would want that image following my child around.