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TypeSurname (from occupation)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.RIET
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Meaning & History

From Old English wyrhta meaning "wright, maker", an occupational name for someone who was a craftsman. Famous bearers were Orville and Wilbur Wright, the inventors of the first successful airplane.

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Doctor Who companions
Entry updated January 10, 2017   Contribute