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Wiley

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Scottish diminutive of William, German, English
"resolute protection; from Wylye"

Wiley Origin and Meaning

The name Wiley is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "resolute protection; from Wylye".
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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Wiley Popularity

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Lists containing Wiley

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Famous People Named Wiley

  • Wiley PostAmerican aviator, first to fly solo around the world
  • Wiley (born Richard Kylea Cowie)English rapper
  • Wiley Blount RutledgeU.S. Supreme Court justice
  • Samira WileyAmerican actress
  • Wiley Cashprize,winning and best selling Author
  • Wiley Maplea World Cup alpine ski racer
  • Wiley MillerAmerican cartoonist , Non Sequitur comic strip
  • Wiley MillerX Games backcountry skier
  • Wiley Oakleylegendary wilderness guide, storyteller
  • Wiley ShermanAmerican hockey player
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Wiley in Pop Culture

  • Wile E. CoyoteLoony 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
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