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Gender: Male Origin of Wilkes: English, a contraction of Wilkins

The name Wilkes is a boy's name of English origin. Wilkes and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! B/G pairs".

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Famous People Named Wilkes

Wilkes Angel, American lawyer and politician
John Wilkes Booth, American actor and assassin of President Abraham Lincoln

Pop Culture References for the name Wilkes

Wilkes, family in book/film "Gone With the Wind"
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

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