The name Wyatt is a boy's name of English origin meaning "brave in war". Wyatt is ranked #25 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Antique Baby Names Back in Style and discussed in our forums with posts like "Hawthorne Family Generations 1-3".
From the experts:
Wyatt has been hot, which is to say cool, for several years now. With its easy Wyatt Earpish cowboy charm, it's relaxed but still highly respectable.
Wyatt got one of it first modern pushes when Peter Fonda played a Wyatt in the seminal film "Easy Rider. Recently it has taken its place among the most popular boys' names in the country. Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell were among the first celebs to use Wyatt for their son born in 1986; more recently, singer Sheryl Crow chose it for her baby boy. Wyatt is also the name of the alter ego of a central character on the HBO show Westworld.
And even more recently, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher used the name for their baby daughter, perhaps pushing the name across the gender line, though it has a long way to go before it's considered unisex; it's still much more popular for boys than it is for girls. Does the baby name world have Wyette in its future?
Wyatt is also enjoying a wave of current popularity in Canada.
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