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Gender: Female Meaning of Wylda: "to strive" Origin of Wylda: Variation of the word wild or German

The name Wylda is a girl's name of German, English origin meaning "to strive". Wylda and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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The German name for girls Wylda was introduced to the world by British filmmaker/artist, director of Fifty Shades of Gray Sam Taylor-Wood and her actor husband, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who named their daughter Wylda Rae. Is that Wylda, which rhymes with Hilda, and might be found inhabiting a sod hut on the Kansas prairie in 1901? Or Wylda, sister of Wilder, destined for a future as a hell-raising singer in a rock band?

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Famous People Named Wylda

Wylda Rae Johnson, daughter of Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson

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