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Proper noun[edit]

Wright (plural Wrights)

  1. A British occupational surname from a maker of machinery; found in many combinations such as Cartwright.
  2. An American surname; also a confused anglicization of the French le droit.

Derived terms[edit]


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Wright is the 35th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 458,980 individuals. Wright is most common among White (65.8%) and Black/African American (28.2%) individuals.