Type Surname (from nickname & from location)

Meaning & History

Means "wild, untamed, uncontrolled", derived from Old English wilde. This was either a nickname for a person who behaved in a wild manner or a topographic name for someone who lived on overgrown land.

Related Names

VariantsWilder(English) Wilder(German)
User SubmissionWild
Entry added April 5, 2022