Revision History

loadingDate    Editor    Name ID    Change Summary
4/5/2022, 10:13 PM Mike C wild added (from user-submitted name 236102)
6/11/2016, 1:38 AM LMS

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.