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

The name Wiley is a boy's name of Scottish origin. Wiley and is often added to lists like Southern Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Wiley is a perfectly appropriate way to spell the Baby-Names">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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Famous People Named Wiley

Wiley Post, American aviator, first to fly solo around the world
Wiley (born Richard Kylea Cowie), English rapper
Wiley Blount Rutledge, U.S. Supreme Court justice
Samira Wiley, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Wiley

Wile E. Coyote, Loony Tunes character
Wiley Day, (female) character on the Netflix/City series "Between," played by Jennette McCurdy
Wiley was a bike messenger in the movie "Premium Rush," played by JoGo