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Gender: Male Meaning of Wyatt: "brave in war" Origin of Wyatt: English surname Wyatt's Popularity in 2017: #25

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 "Build a sibling set together!".

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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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Famous People Named Wyatt

Wyatt Earp, American Old West lawman
Wyatt Emory Cooper, American author/screenwriter
Wyatt Reeder Toregas, American baseball player
Wyatt Cenac, American comedian
Wyatt Tee Walker, American civil rights activist
Wyatt Hawn Russell, American actor; son of actor Kurt Russell and actress Goldie Hawn; brother of Kate and Oliver Hudson
(Frederick) Wyatt Imus (b. 1998), son of radio host Don Imus
Wyatt Elliott (b. 2003), son of actor David James Elliott and Nanci Chambers
Wyatt Steven Crow (b. 2007), son of singer Sheryl Crow
Wyatt Blake Johnson (b. 2008), son of actors Bart Johnson and Robyn Lively; nephew of actress Blake Lively
Wyatt Oliver Olsen (b. 2013), son of actors Eric Christian Olsen and Sarah Wright Olsen
Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher (b. 2014), daughter of actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
Wyatt London (b. 2014), son of actor Jason London
Jaxon Wyatt Cutler (b. 2014), son of football player Jay Cutler and actress Kristin Cavallari
Wyatt Wesley Wilkerson (b. 2018), son of American pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr.

Pop Culture References for the name Wyatt

Wyatt Enslow, female character in the Insignia series
Wyatt Fuller, character on the soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful"
Wyatt Bose, character in movie Deception
Wyatt Matthew Halliwell, character on TV series "Charmed"
Wyatt Williams, character on animated series "6teen"
Wyatt Shaw, Aidan's son in the Sex and the City films
Cave Wyatt, character from movie "Ride With The Devil"
Wyatt, character from TV series 'Raised by Wolves'
Ben Wyatt, character on TV's "Parks and Recreation"
Leo Wyatt, character on TV series "Charmed"
Wyatt Cryer, character from soap opera "Haves and Have Nots"
Wyatt, character on Freeform's "The Fosters"
Wyatt Gallagher, character on Shameless